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Sanctuary of the Great Gods

Palaiopoli 68002, Greece
+30 2551 041474
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Amazing site

Small but beautiful and historic site dedicated to the pre-Olympian dieties. Easy to explore with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sratan
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Savannah, Georgia
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Interesting place to see

Beautiful place with a lot of hidden archeology monuments. The roads where to go is marked with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Simona A
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Palaiopoli 68002, Greece
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+30 2551 041474
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small but beautiful and historic site dedicated to the pre-Olympian dieties. Easy to explore with well marked paths.

Thank sratan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place with a lot of hidden archeology monuments. The roads where to go is marked with signs so it easy to follow and understand what is where.

Thank Simona A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum was not open when we visited and were a little dissappointed in that, but otherwise a very beautiful and interesting place. I think that everyone who comes to Samothraki should visit the Sanctuary of the Great Gods because It is such a big...More

Thank Judy V
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

There is not just fascinating nature on Samothraki, but also a very particular cultural site: the ruins of a once well known panhellenic sanctury. where the initiated performed a mystery cult, of which not much is known, since it was all kept secret. There is...More

Thank saronic
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The main reason we went to Samothraki. The site was CLOSED due to the recent wheather damage, the access is totally ruined. We were very disappointed of course, but want all around the site on the outside, and got some good wievs nevertheless. Following paths...More

Thank Linda H
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I have visited several ancient places in Greece, but this one was the most interesting. The sanctuary is dedicated to different gods than the Olimpian ones and it is very old. I made some great pictures there, the combination of wild nature, old stones and...More

Thank Oanavoicu
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

You must visit this historical place. It is amazing! The ancient temple is breathtaking and the restoration work is exceptionally good. Unfortunately the museum was closed.

Thank skg80
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Expensive to enter at €6pp but well maintained with good signage and maps in greek and english. Short easy walk from car park and only need 40mins to see around but go early as closes at 15:00

Thank Minxy72
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Big and very interesting archeological site. The museum is closed for renovation. The entrance is 6€ but includes the site, the castle in Hora (open Thursday to Sunday) and the monastery of Moni Hristo (open Tuesday & Wednesday). You need +/-1h for the visit and...More

Thank taitaimimi
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Not much to say a part that this place is just magic! I knew that there was a nice sanctuary but this... is something so precious ! A jewel!!!!!

Thank Mark C
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