Historical Places In Greece
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About History Guide In Greece
Due to the ancient heritage of Greece, the country is also known as the cradle of Western civilization. The tourism industry of Greece has grown to such a large extent due to the presence of various historical monuments in Greece, which hold religious values, and therefore, are visited by people from all over the world. There are many ancient Greek landmarks that have now become a famous tourists’ attraction. The country is full of ruins and ancient Greek temples of Zeus that give a sneak peek into the ancient culture and tradition of the Greeks. The most commendable thing about the place is that all these ancient sites and monuments are very well maintained to conserve the history of Greece in the right manner. Given below is a list of ancient Greek monuments and buildings that may help one in exploring Greek history:
Acropolis, Athens- The Acropolis, Greece is a monument that was considered to be a site of the statue of Athena, Goddess of Athens. It is one of the ancient Greek landmarks that must be visited by the tourists because of this sacred and religious belief of the people of Athens. Other than the historical point of view, the Acropolis of Athens Greece is also famous because of its architectural brilliance. The place is made of marble and there are many temples inside it.
Delphi- Similar to Acropolis, Delphi is also one of the historical places in Greece that also is a sacred place of worship, and was once considered the center of other in Greek mythology. This archaeological site in Greece is famous because it is considered as a sacred site, dedicated to God Apollo. Located near Athens, this Greece historical site is visited by the tourists who wish to talk to the priestess who lives here.
Rotunda- One of the ancient Greek landmarks, Rotunda holds an important place in the history of Greece because it has served three religions. This ancient Greek landmark has served as a church, temple and a mosque due to which the place is considered holy. In the present time, the Rotunda is a museum depicting religion and culture of various eras of Greece.
Museums- There are also many museums like the Acropolis Museum in Greece which has preserved some of the evidence of facts and figures about Greece. One must definitely take out some time to have a glimpse of the beautiful collection of Greece’s past. Apart from this, some of the most famous churches of the place have also been converted as museums so that people get to understand the importance of Greek history in the most efficient way possible.
Thus, it would be right to say that all the places in the above-mentioned list of ancient Greek landmarks are a must visit for all the people who have interest in World history, as they will get to know a lot of unknown facts and figures about the same by exploring these ancient Greek monuments and buildings.
The Agora In Athens
Agora in Greek stands for the marketplace or a meeting place. The Agora in ancient Greek city-states was the central public space that was the soul of the city-state. The general populace mingled and interacted in the Agora while the statesmen met for policy making. Vendors put up stalls and artists performed for the crowd....
Theatre Of Dionysus
The theatre of Dionysus is considered to be the world’s first theatre. As the name goes, the theatre itself is dedicated to the Greek god Dionysus, the god of wine. The theatre was built around 6th century BC and renovated in the 4th century BC to accommodate a total of 17000 spectators. The theatre underwent modernization ...
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