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Ancient Olympia

ancient Olympia, Olympia 27025, Greece
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ancient Olympia, Olympia 27025, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If one does get a chance to visit Ancient Olympia site, then it's worth it.... although mostly all in ruins, but well maintained & if the tour guide is as informative as we had, then you can actually re-live the history as it happened.... all...More

Thank RSarkari6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My biggest suggestion, is to hire a good tour guide (perhaps Niki?). Although one can freely visit the site, a knowledgeable guide can bring it to life. Although an amount of reading can make you knowledgeable about the site, it is helpful to have a...More

Thank DonJonovan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a must see! With so much history and where the olympics began! It's a great place. Yes it's mainly ruins. But use your imagination. Visit the museum that's on site aswell. You learn a lot see a lot! If going on a tour make...More

Thank Zoe J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing to be at the site of the original Olympics and one of the original 7 Wonders of the World. Also, there is a great museum with wonderful artifacts. The ruins are not huge - we visited in late August, and it was quite hot...More

1  Thank goshan
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of those places that you must visit coz it is part of history. Nothing spectacular is there, just a tick box place.

Thank Ritz1407
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Katakolon with our cruise ship. We were a group of eight and had a private tour of Olympia. Definitely do it with a guide, you learn so much. Our guide was very passionate and she helped bring the place to life and we...More

Thank Karen E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although Katakolon Taxi didn't guide us around the ruins, our driver gave us a fascinating tour guide which allowed us to imagine so clearly what the original structures looked like and how life must have been then. Expected just another ruin but were mesmerized. Recommend...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did Ancient Olympia on our own. There are some plaques explaining the different areas. But we saw many guides and regret not having one to get the full experience. The area is very beautiful and there are shaded areas to rest. I was surprised...More

1  Thank Chris L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth visiting. Our guide Joanna really maku the best on the place. She had good sense on humour and that gives us much to remember. Next time, the olympic fire gets its flamed now I know the excat place where it starts. Absolutely "must see...More

Thank Sally20170522
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To get the most out of this I'd suggest taking a guided tour. A good guide can turn what otherwise on the surface is a bunch of broken columns into a fascinating piece of history. From the ruins of the Palaestra and the Temple of...More

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Response from Denise T | Reviewed this property |
As mentioned, go when the facility opens. It will give you time to wander in peace and take it the sites. The walking is easy...no hills. Please allow time to visit the museum. Tour groups can be an issue. People are running... More
15 October 2016|
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Response from sandybeds5 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, the site is amazing, you should allocate a morning visiting the site, there are 3 museums on site, refreshments are available in one of the museum, sensible shoes should be worn.