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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Epidavros 210 52, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very large site that is still in the process of excavation and restoration. The ruins are best visited with a guide as the onsite plaques may not provide enough information to fully appreciate the significance of the ruins. Worth a visit.

Thank Geoscientist
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The asklepion was a healing complex to the titular god. Surrounded by picturesque woodland, the open theatre is as stuning as people claim. The wood surrounding makes it seem almost 'arcadian'.

Thank Joshua M
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Outstanding place - amazing acoustics and history, but no toilets or places to buy water after the entrance - Id have happily spent the day here though

Thank Evharjaksofia
Reviewed 3 September 2018

€12 entry to the whole site (this is just one part of it). Most people on tours come to see the theatre which is amazing, but if it's busy and you have time, head in the opposite direction to the sprawling site which offers a...More

Thank bluelizard
Reviewed 7 August 2018

a great trip in time about the importance of a healthy body...A great site that held in time and gives a spacious idea of the past

Thank geo k
Reviewed 4 August 2018

The amphitheater is truly a wonder but so is the sanctuary. While you have to use your imagination to evoke just how specular this complex was, the birthplace of modern medicine, which stressed a holistic approach we are just now beginning to appreciate once again,...More

Thank psp7
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

We three middle-aged Brits visited the Epidavros site on a mid May Saturday afternoon in the heat of the day expecting it to be packed. The €12 adult fee included the theatre and museum too. This was a great deal. As we arrived a coach...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Definitely worth a visit together with a visit to Epidaurus Theater. The Sanctuary was being actively restored while we visited, with archeologists cleaning and putting columns back together.

Thank ip0rter
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

A place when you soul is resting . We had a perfect time exploring the sanctuary of Asklepios. We walked 2 hours . There is a archeological museum where you can see ancient sculptures of Greek goods . The ancient theatre of Epidavros can't be...More

Thank ontavanou4
Reviewed 18 March 2018

The main attraction of the archaelogical site is the theatre, but the rest of the site is worth a visit too. Unfortunately it isn't in quite such good condition, and a healthy imagination is required in order to picture what it must have been like...More

Thank KGB777
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Ron G
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Response from psp7 | Reviewed this property |
HI Ron, There is English information -- rather extensive-- on placards. No headphones that I saw, nor did I see tour guides available on site. We pre-booked a guide through our hotel. She lives in Napfoli and met us there... More
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