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Museum “temporarily” closed during last 4 yrs!

Most important place to visit in Samothrace. The Great Gods’ Sanctuary is where a mystery took... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Thessaloniki, Greece
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Great Ancient site

It seems odd to review archaeological sites, but here goes. The site has undergone some damage... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
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Palaiopoli 68002, Greece
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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Most important place to visit in Samothrace. The Great Gods’ Sanctuary is where a mystery took place throughout antiquity after initiation. The Kábeiroi or Cabeiri or “Great Gods” were worshipped. Their sacred and secret names have become known to us: —Axieros (Αξίερος, Ceres, Δήμητρα) —Axiokersa...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018

It seems odd to review archaeological sites, but here goes. The site has undergone some damage after the winter storms, but it is still a lovely site to visit. The path is well marked. The explanatory signs are new and fabulous - they make it...More

1  Thank Telkontar
Reviewed 11 July 2018

For history lovers it's a must on Samothraki. Petty that the museum is closed since many years. With such a great investment with EU money and closed doors :( .

1  Thank Madalina_C8
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

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

1  Thank sratan
Reviewed 11 June 2018 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 Sim302
Reviewed 1 June 2018

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
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

2  Thank saronic
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
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
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.

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