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The Menelaion, Sparta

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  • As go Sparta you will see a sign that reads MENALAIO. The road is dirt and hills but when you arrive you will admire the magnificent monument in honor of the legendary King Menelaos but and the view from there is beautiful. Should the city of Sparta to build the monument.
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  • The site itself is not very large. There is the Menelaion structure and then a little distance away some old house wall remains. The site is free and there are no guards. The road up to the site is ve...  more »
  • Reach the Menelaion isn't easy, is not designated in the road and unfortunately there is little information about this resource, but it is worth approaching not only views that are from the city of Sparta from here but why is also not unusual to see a pyramid structure in the area. It has a fence that surrounds the but door can be opened and is accessible to the interior, although you should go with care, I recommend passing the fence surrounding it but can't enter inside.
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  • Great views over Sparta.... lovely monument in natural state and a scary drive up past a church. You can JUST about do it in a normal car if dry... but best to walk the last 50 metres