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Lacedaemon Destination Guide

Delve into Lacedaemon in Greece!

Lacedaemon in the region of Peloponnese with it's 15,497 residents is a city in Greece - some 94 mi (or 152 km) South-West of Athens, the country's capital.

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Current time in Lacedaemon is now 06:35 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Athens" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Yeoryitsion, Xirokambion, Vresthena, Vordhonia, Veria or Gjirokastër. While being here, make sure to check out Vlakhokhorion, Vafion, Tseramion, Taiyeti, Stavros and Magoula as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Visit Sparta & Gythio Greece - What To S...

06:52 min ( May 02, 2012 by woltersworld)
Views: 1,206 - Rating: 5/5 Sparta, Gythio and Mystras are three amazing places to check out in the Peloponnese region of Greece. Here we discuss what travelers to Greece should visit and see while they are ...

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03:42 min ( December 02, 2012 by woltersworld)
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Visit Greece: Five Things You Will Love ...

11:27 min ( June 16, 2011 by woltersworld)
Views: 3,924 - Rating: 4.93939/5 Greece is amazing, but like all places there are things you will love and you will not love, so here is our list of five things you will love and hate about visiting Greece. Hates...

Madonna in Greeece

00:57 min ( June 17, 2008 by lolos251)
Views: 1,821 - Rating: 4.5/5

Madonna in Greece on Olympic Stadium on 27/09/2008

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Interesting facts about this location

Neos Kosmos, Athens

For the Greek influenced newspaper in Australia, see Neos Kosmos (newspaper) Neos Kosmos (Greek: Νέος Κόσμος, meaning New World) is the name of a neighborhood in the southwestern part of the city of Athens, Greece, near to the historic centre. Neos Kosmos is linked with the Syngrou Avenue to the south. It has two Attiko Metro subway stations, Neos Kosmos and Syngrou-Fix. It is recently linked with the tram.

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Located at 37.07, 22.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Neighbourhoods in Athens

Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia

The Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia, an Archaic site devoted in Classical times to Artemis, was one of the most important religious sites in the Greek city-state of Sparta.

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Located at 37.07, 22.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:6th-century BC architecture, 8th-century BC architecture, Ancient Greek buildings and structures, Ancient Greek sanctuaries, Ancient Greek sites in Greece, Archaeological sites in the Peloponnese, Artemis, Greek goddesses, Religion in ancient Sparta, Sanctuaries in Greece

Oenus (river)

The Oenus is a river in the Peloponnese peninsula, southern Greece. It rises in the watershed of Mt. Parnon, and, after flowing in a general southwesterly direction, falls into the Eurotas, at the distance of little more than a mile from Sparti. The principal tributary of the Oenus was the Gorgylus, probably the river of Vrestená. (Leake, Peloponnesiaca, p. 347.)

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Located at 37.07, 22.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Laconia, Rivers of Greece


Sparta, or Lacedaemon, was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece, situated on the banks of the Eurotas River in Laconia, in south-eastern Peloponnese. It emerged as a political entity around the 10th century BC, when the invading Dorians subjugated the local, non-Dorian population. Around 650 BC, it rose to become the dominant military land-power in ancient Greece.

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Located at 37.07, 22.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek cities, Former populated places in Greece, Greek mythology, Mythological kings, Offspring of Zeus, Populated places in Laconia, Rulers of Sparta, Sparta, States and territories established in the 11th century BC


Vaphio is an ancient site in Laconia, Greece, on the right bank of the Eurotas, some five miles south of Sparta. It is famous for its tholos or "bee-hive" tomb, excavated in 1889 by Christos Tsountas. This consists of a walled approach, about 97 feet long, leading to a vaulted chamber some 33 feet in diameter, in the floor of which the actual grave was cut. {{#invoke:Footnotes|sfn}}

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Located at 37.07, 22.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Greece, Laconia