The site of Olympia, in a valley in the Peloponnesus, has been inhabited since prehistoric times. In the 10th century B.C., Olympia became a centre for the worship of Zeus. The Altis – the sanctuary to the gods – has one of the highest concentrations of masterpieces from the ancient Greek world. In addition to temples, there are the remains of all the sports structures erected for the Olympic Games, which were held in Olympia every four years beginning in 776 B.C.
Year of Inscription: 1989
Add world heritage to your travel plans – plan to visit Archaeological Site of Olympia! Sign up on GoUNESCO to get travel advice, tips, partners and help with traveling to Archaeological Site of Olympia.https://www.gounesco.com/heritage/sites/archaeological-site-of-olympia/https://s3-ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/gounesco.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/24074538/olympia.jpghttps://s3-ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/gounesco.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/24074538/olympia-150x150.jpg
Travel Info for Archaeological Site of Olympia
- •New Year´s Day – 1 January •Epiphany Eve – 6th January •Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday – March/April •Walpurgus Night – April 30 •Labour Day – 1st May Swedish National Day – 6th June •Whit Monday, Midsummer´s Eve – June •All Saint’s Eve – October/November •Christmas Eve and Christmas Day - December 24 – 25 •New Year´s Eve – December 31
- Miss Havisham
- Rupert Campbell-Black
- Julien SorelWilliam BrownWilliam BrownWilliam BrownWilliam BrownWilliam BrownWilliam BrownWilliam Brown
- No holidays other then the winters when the sea cannot be traveled
- Nigel Molesworth
- Harriet M Welsch
- Oskar Schell
- Elinor Dashwood
Photos and Proofs from Archaeological Site of Olympia View all
Travelers Who Have Visited Archaeological Site of Olympia View all
Recommendations for Archaeological Site of Olympia
- Ancient Olympic Stadium - Trailblazer
Trivia from Archaeological Site of Olympia
Sorry, we do not have any trivia for here yet.
Have you been to Archaeological Site of Olympia?
Events at or near Archaeological Site of Olympia
Know any events coming up at Archaeological Site of Olympia?List an event