Delphi tourist attraction city of God Apollo

Post On: 30 July 2013
In: Europe
July 30, 2013

Greek tourist attraction is not exclusively temple of Goddess Athena, the Parthenon. Greece also has a line of heritage sites that are not less beautiful.



Delphi tourist attraction city of God Apollo
Mount Parnassus in the valley there is a modern city as well as the famous archaeological site, Delphi. Based on Greek mythology, the city is protected by the god Apollo, he is the son of Zeus and Leto.

Before the arrival of Apollo, Delphi reportedly guarded by pythons terrible. However, the snake was killed by the god Apollo, known as arrows and music. Interestingly, the myth survived until today in the form of festivals, such as Septerion, Delphinia, Thargelia, Theophania, and Pythia.

Now, tourists visiting Delphi can find the remains of buildings from the 6th century BCE. The building in which Temple of Apollo, Theatre, and Treasuries.

Ancient theater at Delphi was built on top of a hill not far from the Temple of Apollo. Of theater locations, visitors can enjoy stunning views of the valley.

According to history, the ancient theater was first built in the 4th century BC. But the theater has undergone several renovations. Theater consisting of 35 lines of the stone seats expected to accommodate up to 5,000 spectators.

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