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Ancient Theatre of Asklepieio in Epidaurus
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The Ancient Theatre of Asklepieio in Epidaurus: Due to its great acoustics, architectural perfection, and unrivalled harmony with the natural environment, it has been characterized the greatest and biggest stone resonator of the world, seating up to 14.000 people. The ...


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Archaeological Museum of Asklepieio of Epidaurus
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Archaeological Museum of Asklepieio of Epidaurus: Situated in the archaeological site of Asklepieio, it was constructed in the early 20th century to shelter the restored monuments of the Asklepieio and the findings of the excavations in the area. A great ...


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Asklepieio of Epidaurus
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The Asklepieio of Epidaurus: There were two sanctuaries under the same name, where two healer gods were worshiped at the same time: Apollo Maleatas in the oldest one (on Kynortion Mountain) and Asklepios in the most recent one in the ...


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Church of Agia Marina
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The Church of Agia Marina: Taking the road from Ligourio to Epidauros we find this Byzantine church, of the four-column, cruciform type, with dome.


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Church of Saint John the Merciful
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The Church of Saint John the Merciful: Taking the main road to the Ancient Theatre, we find this Byzantine temple. It’s the oldest in the area, a specimen of exquisite technique, of the two-column, cross-in-square type, with octagonal dome. The ...


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Church of Saint John the Theologian
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The Church of Saint John the Theologian: A temple of Byzantine art, of the two-column, cross-in-square type, with dome.


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Church of the Assumption of Mary
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Ligourio’s inhabitants are deeply religious, as indicated by the marvelous churches found in the area.
The Church of the Assumption of Mary (Panagitsa): In the central square of the old village a visitor may find this Post-Byzantine temple, a significant edifice ...


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Kazarma bridge
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The Kazarma bridge: It dominates the area of Arkadiko. A monumental construction, typical of the Mycenaean era, it was built with large rough limestones, in the characteristic Mycenaean (cyclopean) way, with no binding material. This megalithic bridge stands on top ...


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Ligourio “Pyramid”
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The “Ligourio Pyramid”: A small fortification, known as “the Ligourio Pyramid”, is situated on the foot of Arachnaion Mountain, to the northwest of the village, on the Argos-Epidaurus road to the left, 200 metres from the church of Agia Marina. ...


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Temple of Asklepios
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The Temple of Asklepios: The temple in the plain is the largest and most widely known one. Ancient medicine was born there and was practiced at first in a religious way to evolve gradually into a true healing method. There ...


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The Asklepieio Natural History Museum
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The Asklepieio Natural History Museum: The Natural History Museum of Kotsiomitis is located in Ligourio, Argolida, 5 km from the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus. It exhibits 6.000 articles, out of the 22.000 articles it possesses, mostly minerals and fossils. An ...


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The Temple of Apollo Maleatas
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The Temple of Apollo Maleatas: In the 2nd millennium BC, on the Kynortion Mountain, behind the theatre, a grand Mycenaean temple was constructed, comprising an open-air altar and an open-air space for ritual dinners. It was dedicated to Apollo Maleatas, ...


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