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In our last day in Athens we visited this birth place of Olympics and it was so surreal that the stadium was built in 330BC and it is here where the traditional handing over of the torch to the host nation takes place.
As a (hopefully) future Olympic athlete and a lifetime fan of sport, this is a must visit. You need to go at night - the light on the marble gives it a very real energy, but you also need to go during the day and...More
Site of the original marathon, this was featured during the 2004 Athens Olympics. I went during a downpour, and there was nobody else around, so the guard let me run around the track. Very cool to run a few laps in such an historic location....More
We were walking around Athens and spotted this location and for 5 Euros with a free audio guide it is a Must See. The history of the location is something to learn about and the scale of the stadium is much larger than you might...More
It's always interesting to see such historically important places. This surprised me because of its size and the precision of its design. I found it hard to imagine the huge numbers of spectators and athletes that used this stadium. Worth a look especially if you...More
As sports fan, as a history buff, as a fan of the Olympics, I couldn't come to athens and not view the amazing place. It's small but well preserved. It's awesome to able to step foot on the track and feel history. One of my...More
Was one of the main places I wanted to visit while in Athens. This was part of a segway tour that we done while in the city. If your interested in sporting history then what better place to go to. In the midday summer heat,...More