Greece is one stop point for most tourists from several countries worldwide. This country in widely known to have beautiful blue skies as well as sprawling beautiful beaches. Talk of monuments, Greek is home the world’s most popular.
Greece is a nation set close to the Balkan Peninsula, South of Europe. It is a perfect spot to visit during days off work or holiday. It has over 300 islands which since time immemorial have magnetized visitors who have had the chance to tour them. Today, Greece it toured by millions of tourists which therefore enhances and strengthens the country’s economy.
Monuments of Greece
Olympia stands on a plain in Peloponnese close to the sea known as Ionian. A temple was constructed way back around 470 B.C. This temple, at one point in time hosted a massive statue of the Greek god Zeus. This statue was made from Ivory, bronze and given a last touch of gold. This statue was later destroyed and was previously one of the seven wonders from the Ancient World. Another of the temple that was constructed at Olympia focused on Zeus’s wife Hera; nowadays it’s in where the Olympic flame is lit whenever there is a new game.
Another monument is Delphi at the foot of Mount Parnassos. It was always a sacred place for the earth-goddess known as Gaia and was under tough guard with a monstrous python.In the 8th century B.C., this place was central for Apollo’s cult, and temples were constructed for Apollo at Delphi as well as the goddess Athena. But today, Delphi is most probably widely known due to the fact that it hosted the Delphic Oracle, who was a priestess also called Pythia.
3. The Acropolis of Athens:
Despite how many times you have had to tour this temple of 1000s of years old, you won’t ever get tired of planning yet another visit. The great monument from the Acropolis of Athens, Karamejkos and the Temple of Olympian Zeus monuments are all treasure from the old Athens. Athen’s Acropolis is an awesome rocky projection that dominates the present day Athens not forgetting the Ilissos river valley. Majority of these temples were built under the orders from Pericles an Athenian statesman during the late 5th century. This period was known as the Golden Chronological Age of Greek civilization.
4. The Mycenae fortress:
The old town of Mycenae can be said to be definitely an archaeological park that has seen flocks of people each year. It has lion gate marks at the entry towards the old citadel of Mycenae. Probably, this is the most adored monument of Greek’s civilization. The citadel is also encompassed by fortified walls constructed from large stone masonry.
5. The Epidaurus Theatre:
This theatre is used today as the major attraction spot at Epidaurus. There are also some ruins that are still standing like sports stadia, baths and the great Temple of Asclepius. Epidaurus theater is still being used today having been uncovered in the 1800s.It is one of the monuments considered as perfect acoustics.
This great Greek offering of historical monuments offer magical experiences that made memorable through this country’s love of life, with more genuine hospitality that helps create certainly unforgettable experiences.