Leonidas Monument, Thermopylae

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  • August 8, 2017
    Thermopylae is a place so evocative that we decided to pass by here just to enjoy the thrill of seeing the place where 300 (which actually were many of + ...) stopped the advancing Persians! The 5 star rating goes to the emotion that gives the place and the idea of being there, because otherwise the site is little more than a monument (Nice, with the words "Molon Labe", "come and get it", phrase uttered by Leonidas to Xerxes who asked him to hand over the weapons). Sin, Leonidas and Thermopylae deserved a better setting ...
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  • July 23, 2017
    The statue of the real leonidas made famous by the 300 film. Only worth seeing on way to somewhere else. It is about half way between Athens and Meteora, so a good place to stretch your legs and have ...  more »
  • July 16, 2017
    A tribute to King Leonidas of Sparta for his role in the Battle of Thermopylae. It is more of a quick stop off the highway, but just to imagine how he and small army held of the Persians for three day...  more »

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