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The Menelaion, Sparta

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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 »
  • This site is dedicated to the memory of Helen and Menelaus and is built on top of a hill overlooking Sparta. It is not so easy to get there by car, as the road is rather steep. There is not a lot to s...  more »
  • I waited for near sunset for a much more dramatic photo. It was work the effort but I have to miss the Roman Theater because you need to walk 1.5 km to this place thru olive orchard up the hill. Felt ...  more »
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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
  • Top spot. Gorgeous. Best morning visiting hours.
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