Sights

Chlemoutsi medieval Castle

Local monuments

Chlemoutsi Castle is located in the village of the municipality of Kyllinis

Olympia Archaeological Site

Archaeological Areas

According to the World Heritage website, there is probably no ancient archaeological site anywhere in the world that has more relevance on today΄s world than Olympia. The stadium of Olympia, where the ancient Olympic Games were held, and the massive temple of Zeus, the largest temple in the Peloponnese, are some of the attractions of the site. The best way to get the most out of your visit is to actually race in the stadium like the athletes used to do and feel the vibes!

Byzantine Monastery Fragkavillas

Monasteries - temples

Dedicated in the name of Our Lady is one of the most famous monuments of Christian architecture in Ilia.

Museum of Ancient Elis

Museums

Project of architect Anastasios Birre , the Museum of Ancient Elis constructed during the period 2002-2004 in the SE edge of the ancient city on the slopes of the Acropolis hill , in an area where previous diaskopiseis subsoil had shown that there were no antiquit

Ancient Elis

Archaeological Areas

The extensive archaeological site of ancient Elis comprises the ancient agora, the theatre, the residential sector, the cemeteries, the acropolis, and the unexcavated gymnasiums. A number of settlements or suburbs, each with its own cemetery, developed around the city. Only small sections of the city have been investigated so far, but these provide enough information to help us imagine how the city looked.

Old Museum

Museums

MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES OF ANTIQUITY The exceedingly beatyful classical revival building that commands the little hill NW of the Sanctuary of Zeus

Museum of the Modern Olympic Games

Museums

This small museum off of the main street in Olympia city, hosts a bunch of artifacts from the modern Olympics, including the silk-lined box in which they transported Pierre

Archaeological Museum of Olympia

Museums

The Archaeological Museum of Olympia, one of the most important museums in Greece, presents the long history of the most celebrated sanctuary of antiquity, the sanctuary of Zeus, father of both gods and men, where the Olympic games were born.

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