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Olympia 27025, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This vast area far exceeded my expectations. We did not give ourselves enough time to wander the grounds. Nicely laid out and interesting.

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An out of the way place steeped with Olympic Games history..in modern times, the Olympic torch is lit before each games on a small platform in from of Hera’s temple and then carried to a different country every 4 years..the museum is filled with classical...More

Thank Tomtomaz2
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's worth the drive and to stay overnight at least two nights. Again, lack of information signage outside in the Olympic park which is very big. The museum was one of the best in Greece in which it did have information and you can spend...More

Thank flgafl1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow!!!! Olympia is an absolute must! So magical when you think of what happened there in ancient times!!! My familly are all really in to history and visiting here was so fantastic! A dream come true!!! But also the town has a lot to offer!!definately...More

Thank 259janel
Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked through Jet Two from Zante. It was a pleasant ferry ride from Zante town, it took just over 1 hour. We then had a coach trip of just less than an hour. The coach was shabby, the curtains were torn and the air...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Being on the site of the original Olympic Games was a unique experience. The museum at the site is well done. This is a place that should be visited by everyone who travels to Greece.

Thank Carolyn A
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a large and well-organized site. You would want to have a guide so you can understand the history and significance of what you are seeing. And, of course, you would want to run on the track!

Thank EstherP1882
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Think most people go to Olympia to see the Ruins and Museums. Lots of history and definitely worth it. Maybe do some research before visiting or get a guide

Thank marg16031508
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would highly recommend you book a guided tour to get the most out of your visit otherwise you will miss out on a huge amount of history and information if you solely rely upon the written info boards

Thank NicG213
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many tourists are still there early September so don't expect to be there alone or have many pictures without tourists, but it's a must see. My favorite thing was to see the original field where the Olympic games started. The two museums are great to...More

Thank Andrew B
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Response from Denise T | Reviewed this property |
As mentioned, go when the facility opens. It will give you time to wander in peace and take it the sites. The walking is easy...no hills. Please allow time to visit the museum. Tour groups can be an issue. People are running... More
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Response from sandybeds5 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, the site is amazing, you should allocate a morning visiting the site, there are 3 museums on site, refreshments are available in one of the museum, sensible shoes should be worn.
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