Located across the museum, the archeological site of the first Olympics Games was nothing short of impressive. If there was one place where a tour guide was indispensable, this was it. However, since we did not sign up for a group tour we had to be content with seeing the ruins and probably checking the web later for information. Also, we had come in earlier than most I was guessing because the site was not crowded as I feared it would be. In addition, I only spotted one guided tour group and this was towards the end of our visit.
I am sure that clicking on the link above on archeological site would give you enough historical information on the site. What I will provide here are some of the innumerous shots I took of the site.
Entering the gated area with us was a cat. It led us to the ruins site.
Looks like a cauldron for the torch.
Entering the stadium.
The starting line for the track events.
Visitors run the length.
As we continued our exploration, we came across a series of buildings. One was labelled workshop and we believe one was quarters or lodging of either or both the athletes and the officials.
The sky on that glorious October day was glorious. The rai that fell earlier in the day did not leave any reminder except for a few puddles along the road.
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