Pelopion Destination Guide
Discover Pelopion in Greece!
Pelopion in the region of West Greece with it's 1,073 habitants is a place located in Greece - some 118 mi (or 190 km) West of Athens, the country's capital.
Local time in Pelopion is now 07:31 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Athens" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Zakynthos, Varvasaina, Lacedaemon, Skillounta, Pyrgos or Durrës. When in this area, you might want to check out Strefion, Sopion, Smila, Platanos, Pelopion and Alfiousa as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Ancient Olympia Greece - O Superman
"Ancient Olympia - O Superman" is both a record and tribute. A record of my visit to Olympia in part, the journey and what motivated me to visit. More importantly, it is a tribute to the complex ideal...
Olimpia Recinto Arqueologico Grecia
Es conocida por haberse celebrado en ella en la antigüedad los primeros Juegos Olímpicos, con una importancia comparable a los Juegos Píticos que se celebraban en Delfos. Ambos celebraban cada olim...
Ancient Olympia / - 3D Tour
From the Paul Pissanos film : "Olympiad 448BC: Olympiad of Ancient Hellas" . Through the eyes of the Narrator and ancient Philosophers of the time, we are taken on a dramatic journey through history; ...
London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay: The lig...
With just 78 days until the London 2012 Games begin and under sunny skies, the Olympic flame has been lit in Ancient Olympia during a ceremony organized by the Hellenic Olympic Committee. The flame wa...
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Interesting facts about this location
Stadium at Olympia
The stadium at the archaeological site of Olympia, Greece is located to the east of the sanctuary of Zeus. It was the location of many of the sporting events at the Ancient Olympic Games. The stadium was a holy place for the ancient Greeks, as this is where sporting activities dedicated to Zeus were held. The stadium was originally located within the temenos, with spectators able to view races from the slopes of Mt. Kronos.
Statue of Zeus at Olympia
The Statue of Zeus at Olympia was a giant seated figure, about 13 m (42 ft) tall, made by the Greek sculptor Phidias in circa 430-422 BC at the sanctuary of Olympia, Greece and erected in the Temple of Zeus there.
Temple of Zeus, Olympia
The Temple of Zeus at Olympia was an ancient Greek temple in Olympia, Greece, dedicated to the chief of the gods. The temple, built between 472 and 456 BC, was the very model of the fully developed classical Greek temple of the Doric order.
Olympia, a sanctuary of ancient Greece in Elis, is known for having been the site of the Olympic Games in classical times, the most famous games in history. The Olympic Games were held every four years throughout Classical Antiquity, from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD. The first Olympic Games were in honor of Zeus.
Pisa was the name of an ancient town in the western Peloponnese, Greece. The area controlled by Pisa was called Pisatis, which included Olympia, the site of the Ancient Olympic Games. Pisa and Pisatis were subjugated by Elis in 572 BC. Currently, it is a village within the municipality of Olympia.
Located at 37.68, 21.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
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