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Ancient Nemea

Nemea, Greece
+30 2741 032630
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“worth a visit” (8 reviews)
“small museum” (9 reviews)
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Nemea, Greece
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+30 2741 032630
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are in the area, you must stop. This is one of the four games sites (the others being Olympia, that gets all the press, Isthmia, and Delphi). First of all, no one will be there. We near sunset and had the place to...More

Thank Katherine P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this site with our teenage children and had a very enjoyable time. It is situated in a beautiful valley and surrounded by the vineyards that produce the lovely Nemean wine. We went to the museum first, which was well laid out and and...More

Thank Emcel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is best combined with ancient Mycenia but not by itself. The preservation work going on is fascinating and ancient game site is interesting.

Thank BoilerDaveNH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were the only visitors and it was really quite magical. the children were captivated and we even held a small games on the stadion after emerging through the tunnel, running is not the best idea as I had just overeaten all the pork and...More

Thank vaz2016
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The place where Hercules kill the lion 1st task! Worth to pay a visit to this unique location even you can touch the marbles hug them! Exelent energy to the place

Thank Alexis P
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Heracles performed his first labor, the laying of the lion in the mountainous of Nemea and the Panhellenic Nemean games were held every two years at the sanctuary of Zeus. The center of the sanctuary is the magnificent temple of Zeus, which is being gradually...More

Thank MuhammadDudha
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

In addition to Olympia, there were three other sites where Ancient Greek games took place, and Nemea was one of them. Fascinating spot - first visited the Temple of Zeus (go into the museum first and learn about the site, especially interesting was to learn...More

Thank SgtPepper360
Reviewed 30 July 2017

You can see the steady progress on reconstruction of this site, and the museum beautifully depicts that progress as well. They could use more information on placards actually around the site. Unfortunately this was not the only site where there were obviously starving abandoned dogs...More

Thank Tara F
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Your 6 euro ticket gets you admission to the archeological site, the museum & the stadium. Do make sure you visit them all, especially the stadium. The site is lovely & quite well preserved, with a mix of Roman & Greek ruins. Great to scramble...More

Thank Ducatibabe
Reviewed 27 July 2017

enjoyed the silence and feeling those whom once resided here, could feel and hear the spirits, all the natural beauty and untouched ancient ruins, great place to have some head space when you want to meditate

Thank Hristos M
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