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Ancient Stagira

40. 589551, 23. 792030 | Eparchiaki Odos Ierisou-Stavrou, Olympiada 570 14, Greece
+30 231 080 1402
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Magical quietness

Leave the hustle and bustle of Olympiada behind you and go for a late afternoon walk in Ancient... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
NellieM21
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London, United Kingdom
Great place to escape beach

Came here on a cloudy day to get away from beach...pleasant walk around the 2 areas. Park at bottom... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Faye J
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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“small beach” (2 reviews)
“guided tour” (2 reviews)
“ancient walls” (2 reviews)
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40. 589551, 23. 792030 | Eparchiaki Odos Ierisou-Stavrou, Olympiada 570 14, Greece
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+30 231 080 1402
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Leave the hustle and bustle of Olympiada behind you and go for a late afternoon walk in Ancient Stagira you won't be disappointed. Plenty of ancient stuff to look at, few areas are signposted so you can learn at the same time, but most importantly,...More

Thank NellieM21
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a cloudy day to get away from beach...pleasant walk around the 2 areas. Park at bottom of hill and walked round. Shame it rained as couldnt stop and enjoy scenery...but lots of info around ruins and up and down through trees so...More

Thank Faye J
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

See what the original site for the Olympics was like. You can still run the track, and see other stations. A fascinating mix of history and perspective on life. Nice and shady as well!

Thank George H
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Get a guided tour if you can, it will enhance the experience to this ancient site, the birth place of Aristotle.

Thank Rhodri T
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Stagira is an important site and the work undertaken reflects that. Not the most extensive digs but on difficult terrain one gains a feel for the scope of the town and the reason for the its location.

Thank redrobbo444
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Very interesting site, although it wasn't clear where exactly Aristotle was born, no house was marked, and maybe it is not known or I didn't understand it. The view is breathtaking!!! A must see if you are in the area! I loved how on top...More

Thank Tatjana G
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Very nicely reconstructed ancient town. There is enough information around and it is not overdone artificially. You can definitely feel the spirit of the age and get an idea of how people lived at that time. Comes accompanied with beautiful views of the sea. Have...More

1  Thank anastassiu
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Greek archaeologists at Ancient Stagira, Central Macedonia, say they have found Aristotle’s tomb. Addressing the Aristotle 2400 Years World Congress, they point to the 2,400-year-old tomb as the most important finding from the 20-year excavation. The discovery of the tomb of Aristotle was announced by...More

Thank djomlas
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Remains of an extensive city which have only been excavated in the last 15 years. Birthplace of Aristotle. Situated on a peninsular next to the sea with good interpretation - in English! Takes about a hour to walk around it and we found it really...More

Thank Jon F
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Good place for a walk in cooler weather Building bases with information labels Free entry I recommend footwear to the field, enough drinking water

Thank Deninka
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