Monday, May 25, 2015

Delphi (Apollo & Athena)

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.

Treasury building

The theatre

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. 

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