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Ancient Messini

Messini 240 02, Greece
+30 2724 051046
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“small museum” (20 reviews)
“kalamata” (37 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Messini 240 02, Greece
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+30 2724 051046
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"archaeological site"
in 22 reviews
"small museum"
in 20 reviews
"kalamata"
in 37 reviews
"ancient times"
in 9 reviews
"information boards"
in 8 reviews
"two hours"
in 9 reviews
"large area"
in 7 reviews
"amazing site"
in 11 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 4 reviews
"wander around"
in 3 reviews
"ancient history"
in 4 reviews
"guide book"
in 4 reviews
"worth a trip"
in 4 reviews
"off the beaten track"
in 3 reviews
"bring water"
in 4 reviews
"late afternoon"
in 3 reviews
"half an hour"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I think this site is not so visited because of its location. I visited the well known sites of Greece, but I was so impressed by the stadium, the asclepion and the theatre. The site is large, we spent three hours to explore every stone!...More

Thank 4-MIND
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well preserved archaeological site, with a stadium, theatre and many more. You shouldn't miss it! Been there for a theatrical performance and it was just amazing!

Thank caeleste
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Ancient Messini as a family and we were all amazed at how extensive and well preserved the site is. The amphitheatre and stadium were fabulous. EU citizens and student entry is €6 so take your ID.

Thank Paul G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most impressive and least visited sites in Greece because of its physical isolation. Its only access from the Sparta direction is by tiny one lane roads over the mountains that surround it. It was built after the Spartans were defeated...More

Thank Archaeobuff
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are around Kalamata or Pylos, don't miss a drive to the site of ancient Messini. It is one of the largest, newest and most impressive discoveries of Greek archaeology. Off the beaten track, in a quiet and beautiful location, is not to be...More

Thank GreeceGuideEfi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled around the Peloponnese looking at ruins and ancient sites (plus a fair few beaches) but this one was easily the best. We arrived at 9am and only one other couple was there. A little ticket booth manned by three friendly people sold us...More

Thank andiamowe4
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This site was much larger than we expected, so that was a nice surprise. The people who inhabited this area were very sophisticated and artistic. I loved how close we were able to get to the structures. It was a much more hands on experience...More

Thank Fuchsiagrl
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By and large a marvellously preserved Roman anfitheatre and stadium in a great position with spanning view over the sea. The acoustic is perfect and is not crowded. It is a very very big place, wear comfortable shoes and take a hat.

Thank coolcustomerLondon
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ancient Messini, not to be confused with Mycene, are the best ruins we visit. THey are huge, well preserved and no crowds, basically no tour busses. You can walk all over, it has two levels, and you can spend time walking within the ruins. OFF...More

Thank guanajo007
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

If you are visiting this part of Greece this is a must see site. It's quite a large site with a very well preserved stadium and theatre in which you can sit and imagine the games and shows put on by the ancient Greeks and...More

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Roz N
August 31, 2016|
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Response from milkyshafe | Reviewed this property |
Hi when we went there dos not seem to be a guided tour, at the entrance where you pay for entry they have very detailed guid book for the site and this give you a route to walk with all the relevant details. It may be worth... More
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KatomeriKaf
August 18, 2015|
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Response from Josefin K | Reviewed this property |
The entrance fee is 12 euros for adults
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May 11, 2015|
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Response from AlanandMarie | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a car park (its free) but I don't recall much shade so the car may get very hot. The web site cited in the previous response has this informaiton under the museum... Opening hours: Museum: 8:00 - 20:00... More
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