Delphi in ancient times was considered the centre of the know world, where heaven and earth met. It was the centre of worship for the god Apollo who was the son of Zeus
This was also the place where everyday guidance was asked of the Oracle
(spirit of Apollo).
View of the Parnassus mountains from the ruins
Apollo was the god of music.
The Stadium of Delphi.
The races held here were only second to the ones of Olympia.
The birth place of the Olympics
Another attraction to be found in Delphi are the ruins of the sanctuary of the goddess Athena.