Archaelogical Sites
Ancient Acropolis Of Tiryns

Today the ancient Acropolis of Tiryns, one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, extends over a large expanse of the Arolian plain. The mythical circles of Vellerefond, Perseus, and Hercules are connected with the Acropolis of ancient Tiryns. The first mythical king of the city was Prithos, the brother of the king of Argos, who after a dispute with him fled to Lycia, married the king`s daughter, and with the help of the Cyclops, returned and founded his own kingdom. Alexander Rizos Ragavis excavated the Acropolis of ancient Tiryns in 1831, while organized archaeological excavations in the area were carried […]

Time from Hotel: 8 minutes
Distance from Hotel: 5 Km
Argos Ancient Market

In the heart of the modern city of Argos in the prefecture of Argolis and just opposite the ancient theater of Argos, drowned in plants, is the ruined ancient market of Argos, the all-important shopping center of the Peloponnese. The ancient market of Argos began to be organized in the 6th century BC. on a hub road, south of the city center and was completed at the end of the 4th century BC. Today, it still retains its old glory, through some monuments excavated by the French Archaeological School. The ancient market of Argos was founded at the foot of […]

Time from Hotel: 18 minutes
Distance from Hotel: 13 Km
Argos Ancient Theater

The ancient theater of Argos is the leading cultural monument of Argos, located in a central part of the city, southeast of Larissa hill, and extends directly opposite the ancient market of Argos. Constructed by Polykleitos at the end of the 5th century BC, the ancient theater of Argos is considered an architectural achievement, as about a third is carved into natural rock. With a capacity of about 20,000 spectators in its heyday, the ancient theater of Argos is one of the largest ancient theaters in the Greek world, hosting musical and dramatic games of Nemean, as well as games […]

Time from Hotel: 18 minutes
Distance from Hotel: 13 Km
Epidaurus Ancient Theater

The ancient theater of Epidaurus is located at the southeast end of the sanctuary dedicated to the healing god of antiquity, Asclepius, at the Asclepius of Epidaurus. It is built on the western slope of Mount Kinortios. It is located near the present-day Lygourio of Argolis and belongs to the Municipality of Epidaurus. It is considered the most ancient Greek theater in terms of acoustics and aesthetics. The ancient theater was built by architect Polykleitos the Younger as Pausanias mentions. Pausanias admires the theater for its symmetry and beauty. With a maximum capacity of 13,000 – 14,000 spectators, the theater […]

Time from Hotel: 37 minutes
Distance from Hotel: 28 Km

Mycenae (Mycenae, Mycenae) was an ancient city of Argolis near Mount Tritos and across the Argolic Gulf. The archaeological site of Mycenae lies about 90 kilometers southwest of Athens, in the northeast Peloponnese. During the 2nd millennium BC, Mycenae was one of the largest centers of Greek civilization, constituting a powerful military fortress that dominated much of southern Greece. The period of Greek history between 1600 BC. until about 1100 BC. it is called Mycenaean, referring to Mycenae. At the height of their glory, in 1350 BC, the castle and the lower city had a population of 30,000 and were […]

Time from Hotel: 27 minutes
Distance from Hotel: 25 Km
Pyramid of Elliniko

The Pyramid of Elliniko in Argolis is located on a small hill in the village of Elliniko, near the fountains of Erasinos and about 9 kilometers southwest of Argos. The Pyramid of Elliniko (also known as the Pyramid of Kechri), considered the best-preserved pyramid building of the 26 found in Greece, is made of hard, gray limestone in the area. The main entrance of the monument is on the east side of the monument, that is, the side facing the sea of #8203#8203the Argolic Gulf. There are many contradictory views on the date of construction of this particular monument, but […]

Time from Hotel: 24 minutes
Distance from Hotel: 19 Km
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