"Delphi - where man was closest to the gods" Top 5 Page for this destination Delphi by magor65
Delphi Travel Guide: 271 reviews and 955 photos
Delphi is NOT just another archeological site, it is THE SITE you must visit if you come to Greece.
For almost one thousand years it was one of the spiritual centres of the world - with its oracle attracting pilgrims from close by and afar. It also played a significant political role; no political decision could be made without consulting Pythia, the priestess of Apollo. Delphi is the place on earth where man was closest to the gods, where the border-line between myth and reality, fact and fiction is hard to grasp.
Built on the slopes of Mount Parnassos with which it creates the natural amphiteatre, Delphi has a truly breathtaking location.
Take your time, admire the views, walk among the ancient ruins - if you bother to listen, they will speak to you.
- In a nutshell:beautiful landscape + ancient ruins = unforgettable mixture
If you have enough time at your disposal, a visit to the town of Delphi is something I would definitely recommend. The... more travel advice
To get to the stadium you must follow the path from the theatre up the hill. The walk takes just a couple of minutes but... more travel advice
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