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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very worthwhile to complete the visit to ancient Olympia. We visited the Olympic Games Museums whilst touring the Archaeological Site. Inexpensive and many interesting ancient artifacts to see. Easy to get into and adjacent to the archaeological site

Thank Geogou
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Lots of walking and lots to see. The ruins are barely there, so the museum will fill you in with lots of history and events relate to the Olympic games. The best way to appreciate it is with a guide. We didnt stay too long...More

Thank Too Poor 2
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

It’s all there in one place - games, the museum, etc. Might as well see it all. But at some point there is overkill. It’s in an out of the way place. See them all but it starts to get repetitive.

Thank Marion M
Reviewed October 19, 2018

a short walk from the museum, on good road, then a walk around the rugged paths between the ruins. Not easy for people with walking difficulties. Would not be easy to traverse with wheelchairs. With a knowledgeable guide you appreciate the history. Unfortunately earth quakes,...More

Thank Deege594
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Walking around the large area you can admire the ancient buildings including the temples of Hera and Zeus. Again you admire the people and their ability to build such magnificent temples almost bare handed. Unbelievable. A lot has been destroyed by earth quakes but many...More

Thank marjaterttu2016
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Basically nothing special. Many tables with lot of text. Museum tell only story of ancient olympic games. You dont need more than 45 minutes for visiting.

Thank martinj386
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the visit to the Olympic ruins to see where the first Olympic Games were held. It is impressive to walk where people had been living and building huge, sophisticated structures over 3K years ago.

Thank georgia638
Reviewed September 25, 2018

It you have already traveled to Ancient Olympia to see the great ruins then your second stop needs to be the Olympic Museum. It makes for a great day.

Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

In Olimpia, for only 12 euros, you can buy the pass for three attractions : the archaeological site, the museum of the archaeological site and the museum of the Olympics. The first two are very close, but the third is at a distance that would...More

Thank ilzoa
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Brilliantly preserved ruins, much bigger than I expected but the majority of the place is still extremely well preserved as you would have seen them back in the day. The infamous stadium is worth a visit, as well as the temple where the Olympic Torch...More

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Datchet
February 2, 2015|
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Response from IrGa57 | Reviewed this property |
this is a place where all the torches were lit, that's why you can not see them anymore; this is just a starting point for their journey, that's correct.
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Datchet
February 2, 2015|
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Most are in the small museum attached to the Panathenaic Stadium located in Athens and definitely worth a visit. Many of the official art and posters located here as well.
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