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After the Acropolis, Delphi is the most popular archaeological site in Greece. Located 180 kilometers from Athens, a trip to Delphi is listed in just about every tour.
The sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi extends over a series of terraces in the foothills of Mount Parnassos, between two enormous rocks, called the Phaidriades.
For many centuries this was the religious and spiritual centre of the ancient Greek world. According to mythology, Delphi was the geographical centre of the world, the omphalos ("navel"), the meeting point of two eagles dispatched by Zeus from the ends of the universe to find the centre of the world.

Delphi is inscribed on the World Heritage List of UNESCO in 1987.

Arahova (just 12 km from Delphi) is a city famous for its beauty, its history and the legends that have come from here.
One of the best Ski Centres in Greece - Parnassos Centre - is located here.

  • Last visit to Delphi: Mar 2003
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • mvtouring's Profile Photo
    Oct 15, 2007 at 3:15 AM

    Great page, I am going there next year and your tips are surely going to assist me a lot ;-)

  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Jun 6, 2006 at 8:43 AM

    The surroundings of Delphi and the village sounds to be lovely! Great tips!

  • TheView's Profile Photo
    Mar 27, 2006 at 12:10 PM

    Thanks for you wonderful Delphi tips ...going this week.

  • magor65's Profile Photo
    Mar 11, 2006 at 2:13 AM

    Beautiful pictures, interesting tips, all in all, a very good informative page.

  • Aleyd's Profile Photo
    Dec 12, 2005 at 6:47 PM

    Hi, Really enjoying looking thru your Delphi pages. Aleyd :-)

  • whitecliff62's Profile Photo
    Nov 24, 2005 at 10:21 AM

    Lovely looking destination, looked cold though, your wrapped up like an eskimo LOL

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Sep 29, 2005 at 10:56 AM

    Elena, thanks for the beautiful pages on a favorite place of mine, Delphi. Your phtographs are unique and lovely. I enjoyed your insights immensely.

  • perfectly_zen's Profile Photo
    Aug 27, 2005 at 7:32 AM

    Thanks for the helpful tips!

  • Ben-UK's Profile Photo
    Jun 5, 2005 at 11:07 AM

    A very nice page -- I really like the look of Arahova and Nafpaktos -- thanks for the information.

  • cbeaujean's Profile Photo
    Feb 6, 2005 at 7:27 AM

    I like your artistic intro pic!you were lucky enough...visiting nearly "alone" a generally crowded site:maybe a modern miracle from the pithie!


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