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Great Site, Hard to Understand

This is a really interesting ancient site. Plenty to link it with myth and history. We've been... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jaded_traveller01
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UK
An asient location that merits a visit

We visited this location during our journey to Limnos this summer. It is a medium size... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
thanassis2015
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Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really interesting ancient site. Plenty to link it with myth and history. We've been twice to tyry to understand the different layers. The info is a bit technical; most seems written by archaeologists & it's hard to interpret. What is a Megaron...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

We visited this location during our journey to Limnos this summer. It is a medium size archeological location indicating an ancient port with interesting history and some well preserved ruins. It is worthy visiting this place when you are in Limnos and spend one two...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

When you walk into the Information Section at the beginning of the area, you are instantly Overwhelmed with the Fantastic History of Poliochni! Did you know that she is the Sister City to Troy, the Bigger Sister that is! Amazing! I Soaked in the History...More

Thank SchmegChez
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Poliohni is one of the most important archaelogical places. The location is very good with great view towards the sea. Ruins from all the periods of the city give a glimpse of its history.

Thank George D
Reviewed 7 August 2017

An amazing & enlightening experience. to think this little outcrop was home to humans 360 Million years ago. The first recording of humans living in Europe in an organised community. Incredible.

Thank Phillip D
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Poliochni was a real surprise for us, we'd heard about it from others but finally got there on a day trip around the island. The oldest settlement in Europe, and contemporary with ancient Troy- it deserves to be more well-known. Being so ancient, there isn't...More

Thank kingscrossmark
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The history of the location is phenomenal but the place is in too much ruins to appreciate it. In a small section you can see a small area where they would have had meetings which according to some of the history this is where some...More

Thank Con K
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Poliochni is an archaeological site preserving the remains of a very old city--in fact, alleged to be the first "organized" (or, maybe, fortified) city in Europe. Interpretive Signs (in Greek and English) describe four phases of development, each indicated by a color, with additional signs...More

Thank Hoosiercritic
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Poliochni is old. Really, really old. Even compared to most of the other archaeological sites in Greece. The settlement was almost a thousand years old when the Trojan War was fought. You should see it. Poliochni is a quick drive from any place you might...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Visited Poliochni for the second time in two years. Site amazing - layer upon layer of houses on cliff above a long and beautiful beach. You are walking on tiny pieces of pottery which have been there for centuries which in itself is mind- blowing....More

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