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Hermes by Praxiteles, Olympia

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  • The Hermes statue is so perfect that I don't think there is enough words to describe it. It's been an inspiration to nearly all renaissance artists! It is perfect and you need to see it with your own ...  more »
  • this is a must see object in the olympia museum, that demonstrates the high artistic skill of the ancient civilization. to get such a perfect artistic sculpture, with the tools existing in the ancient...  more »
  • If you are into Ancient Greek history, look no further. There are a lot of ancient statues here in this modern museum, some complete, others not but worth a visit. There is not a cafe here, only vendi...  more »

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Despite its small size, Olympia features a lively main street lined by hotels offering comfortable rooms and quick access to one of Greece's most popular archaeological sites. If you don't mind driving to Olympia's famous ruins, explore the area's seaside hotels, where spacious rooms come with access to fine restaurants, fitness facilities, spa treatments, private beaches, and outdoor swimming pools. You can also visit the ancient sites from a budget-friendly hotel in Pyrgos, a lively town just northwest of Olympia.
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