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Hermes by Praxiteles

Katakolon, Olympia 27065, Grecia, Olympia 27065, Greece
+30 2624 022517
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Very interesting part of the trip to Olympia. Stop in while looking at the other parts of what... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2015
An Ancient Treasure!

One of the many treasures that the museum had to offer. It is one of the highlights of the... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2015
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Katakolon, Olympia 27065, Grecia, Olympia 27065, Greece
+30 2624 022517

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Reviewed 4 August 2015

Very interesting part of the trip to Olympia. Stop in while looking at the other parts of what makes up the historic grounds.

Thank ERL972
Reviewed 30 July 2015

One of the many treasures that the museum had to offer. It is one of the highlights of the collection for sure. Also, my favorite Greek god.

Thank phikapphil
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This museum of Olympia has wonderful masterpieces of Olympia and ancient Greek art. It is beautiful-you just can't get enough of the beauty of the art. It is phenomenal to see things dating back in the 300's B.C. Hard to imagine! Do not miss when...More

Thank nurse4death
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

First off, the statue is stunning and rivals anything from the museums of Italy or France. It's life like and doesn't even compare to similar sculptures from such an early time period. The thing that confuses me about this TA listing is that this sculpture...More

2  Thank TheTraveller314
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

This is the museum of the ancient archeological site in old Olympia Just a short skip off the main roadway to either Athens or the other way down to Kalamata The statue is amazingly in great shape considering its age As one previous reviewer put...More

Thank Hrima
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Amazing Statue, It is amazing how something as old as, dated about C 330BC, this could have been done with so much detail and finesse. This is a stunning statue and would have to be regarded as being up there with Michelangelos 'David' in Florence.

Thank CWL936
Reviewed 14 July 2015

A great site to visit with rich collection of antiques. It is well located close to market area and archaeological sanctuary. It offers good history.

Thank Saorabh A
Reviewed 30 June 2015

According to the guide, the pose in which Hermes is in is very graceful. If you supposedly drew a line from his right shoulder to navel to hip to knee it gives you a reverse S and he rests his weight on one leg. And...More

Thank neminskii
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Stunning statue..a Masterpiece!!!!In the Ancient Archaeological Museum of Olympia.Not to be missed.Located in a separate room on its own.It is dated to ca. 330 B.C.

Thank philosykos
Reviewed 23 June 2015

it is in The Archaeological Museum of Olympia. This is one of the masterpieces of ancient Greek art. Hermes, as Pausanias informs us, is depicted carrying the infant Dionysos. Made from Parian marble it stands 2,10m in height. It is thought to be an original...More

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18 July 2015|
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Hello Tel 2624022517 In summer open all days from 0800 to 20.00