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Heraion (Sanctuary of Hera) in Perachora

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SMALL BUT SIGNIFICANT… PLUS A GREAT BEACH

The archaeological site of Heraion tucked in the north-eastern corner of the Gulf of Corinth is... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
wheelie07042
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Dublin, Ireland
Beautiful place to Swim and enjoy History

Temple of Heraion, Greece The Temple of Heraion is located on a small cove by the lighthouse on... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
JLBWFB
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Houston
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

The archaeological site of Heraion tucked in the north-eastern corner of the Gulf of Corinth is accessible by road or—even better—by boat. The ancient ruins of the Temple of Hera may not be the best in Greece to look at, but archaeologically, they are among...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Temple of Heraion, Greece The Temple of Heraion is located on a small cove by the lighthouse on the North side of the Gulf of Corinth. It is a short trip from Loutraki the main town in the area. The temple is relatively well preserved...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

For one hour or less you can admire a gorgeous landscape.It's a place where you can admire a wonderful corner of nature and an ancient history page.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to this visit to Heraion after spending time at the beautiful lake of Voulgamenti near Loutraki. It is certainly worth the trip, you follow the signs up from the lake & there is a small car park (only accessible by car)....More

Date of experience: October 2016
4  Thank bedirxan
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Mentioned by Strabo and Pausanias, the Heraion at Perachora gave up it's secrets in 1929, when excavated by Humfry Payne, director of the British School of Archaeology in Athens. After 4 seasons at the site he had uncovered one of the richest hoards of artifacts...More

Date of experience: October 2016
4  Thank Martha186225
Reviewed 7 June 2016

A place with archaeological interest and a small beautiful beach!It is really special to walk and swim around the ancient marbles of the temple of goddess Hera.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank vivian v
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit if your near Korinthos.Its about 20 kms from Korinthos.Head towards Loutraki and keep following the coast.Its on the point near Ireon.Its a little cove which is full of cats and an interesting Archaeological site.You can climb up and around the cliffs...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank stevenr553
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

The temple of Hera /Akraia is a must visit if you are visiting the Corinthian province! A breathtaking scenic drive amongst the green through Gerania mountain,bypassing the Blue or Heraion lake and straight to the lighthouse of Malevi and temple. Discover the cistern or sacred...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank Anastasios P
Reviewed 26 October 2015

What would make a swimming session memorable? Clean water? Check! A picturesque gulf protected by the winds? Check! With ancient ruins a small church and a light house just above it? Check, check, check! Heraion is a wonderful location to enjoy a swim, but it...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank George P
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Quite big and reasonably well explained area with Heraion, cysterns in use until Roman times. Small beach (snorkling around the rocks - there's actually fish there), lighthouse, and sheltered view up on the cape. Good place to let kids explore.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank juf s
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