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Modern Town Olympia Greece

Modern Town of Olympia

General
The modern town of Olympia is situated at foot distance from the majority of archaeological venues and points of interest. The town itself is divided in two by a long pedestrian street which is considered as the centre and commercial heart of the town. Around visitor can find typical Greek taverns, banks [open on weekdays during morning hours], souvenir shops, a post office, a taxi station, several cafes and few bars, an international press shop [ Apostolis is the owner] .

Population
1000 inhabitants

Distance from Monuments
200m from Archaeological Museum
300m from Archeological Site

What to do
After your tour to the ancient site and archaeological museum you can stroll in Olympia town. You can try to buy a souvenir from the shops situated right on the pedestrian street or, if you feel more willing to spend you can buy a jewel from the local jewelries or climb on the hill at the edge of the town and visit “Zorbas” the most classic and old bar [since the early 60’s] of Olympia town, offering great view of to the entire area.

Points of interest
The Museum of Modern Olympic Games
The Town Hall [designed by the well known Greek architect Aris Konstantinides]

 
 
Olympia
 
 
 
Visit an ancient place of ...
Pyrgos
 
 
 
Situated at 13 km away from ...
Kaiafas
 
 
 
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Olympia Town
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