"Oracle at Delphi" Delphi by MITNIC

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The Sanctuary of Athena "Pronaia",

179 Kilometres Southeast (SE) of Athens, is the oracle at Delphi about 760m hi from the sea level at Parnassos mount with a incredible view of the valley of Itea, fool of olive trees. It is at Unesco - World Heritage List, one of the 5 five great Greek oracles. Delphi, is one of the most beautiful and impressing landscapes of Greece, and the centre -"omphalos "- of the world, according to the ancient myth.

The view of the valley of Itea

The new city of Delphi, which was transferred a km western, after the excavations in 1892, with a population of 1.500, is characterized by a modern touristy city and have all types of visitors. Here, we see the European Cultural Center of Delphi, the house of Aggelos Sikelianos, a branch of the Arts School as well as many stores and workshops of folklore art.

The bronze statue of the Charioteer.

The Archaeological museum is under renovation by the moment so only 2 rooms are open to public. You can see Omphalos (a cone that stood in the exact center of the world -according their thought-, and the famous bronze statue of the Charioteer. 478 B.C.
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  • Last visit to Delphi: Aug 2003
  • Intro Updated Oct 14, 2003
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  • Beograd's Profile Photo
    Jun 16, 2004 at 2:52 AM

    I loved Delphi... They remaind my fondest memory of Greece. I remember I couldn't take my eyes off the Charioteer in the Museum... Great page :)))

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    May 12, 2004 at 2:09 AM

    Special atmosphere, stunning beauty. Real pleasure, thank you!

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    Jan 29, 2004 at 3:32 AM

    Super page!!I have see this when i was in greece,,great!!

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    Oct 20, 2003 at 4:30 AM

    Great page - always interesting reach greek history.

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