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Delve Deeper Into the Mythical Past of Delphi

Once believed to be the center of the world, Delphi in Greece is nowadays a UNESCO Heritage Site in the center of the attention of travelers. Boasting a heritage like no other, it is one of the greatest locations to get acquainted with the ancient history of the area, as well as admire the Greek customs and myths.

According to ancient mythology, the Greek God Zeus once released two eagles from different sides of the universe, for them to meet at the center of the world, which happened to be Delphi. Another legend has it that one of the main landmarks, the renowned Temple of Apollo, was built after the god Apollo had killed a serpent Python guarding the city and ordered to build a sanctuary marking the event. Delphi travel is undoubtedly one of the most unique experiences providing not only awe-inspiring architectural heritage but stories behind it as well.

The Temple of Apollo is actually the best-known monument of the area, ruins of which are visited by a number of travelers each year. It dates back to the 7th century B.C. and features several remaining limestone columns, specific of the Doric architectural style.

Some other must-sees while going Delphi sightseeing include the Roman theater, overlooking the imposing mountains, the Stadion, the Treasury of the Athenians, and the remains of Tholos. There is also an Archaeological Museum, offering displays of exhibits depicting the myths and stories, as well as ancient Greek artwork.

In addition to opportunities for exploring the ancient heritage, any Delphi tour is also full of scenic landscapes to discover. Located by the Mount Parnassos, the city boasts great conditions for hiking and admiring the beautiful surroundings.

Include Delphi on your Greece itinerary and delve deeper into its unique heritage and awe-inspiring sceneries!

Must-dos During Delphi Sightseeing Tours:

  • Listen to the myths surrounding the area
  • Visit the ruins of the Temple of Apollo
  • Admire the displays at the Archaeological Museum
  • Hike amid the scenic surroundings
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