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Βαθμός δυσκολίας   Εύκολο

Σύνολο σημείων 50

Uploaded 12 Αύγουστος 2012

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116 m
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2,06 km

1966 εμφανίσεις, 14 αποθηκεύσεις

κοντά στην περιοχή Episkopi, Limassol (Cyprus)

A trail between the Sanctuary of Apollon Ilatis to the stadium
  • Φωτογραφίες Sanctuary of Apollon Hylates
  • Φωτογραφίες Sanctuary of Apollon Hylates
  • Φωτογραφίες Sanctuary of Apollon Hylates
It was one of the main religious centers of ancient Cyprus, where Apollo Ilatis was the god of the woodland and protector of the city of ancient Kourion. The cult of Apollo was celebrated from 8th century BC until the 4th century AD time that the inhabitances of kourion became Christians.
  • Φωτογραφίες The Stadium
  • Φωτογραφίες The Stadium
It was constructed during the 2nd Century A.D. The stadium has a U-shaped plan and had seven rows of seats which would have accommodated around 6000 spectators. It was used for the sports of the Hellenic Pentathlon and for chariot and horse races related to the cult of Apollo since the Archaic period, as indicated by ceramic figurines found in the sanctuary. The Stadium was used until the end of the 5th century A.D.
  • Φωτογραφίες Kourion
  • Φωτογραφίες Kourion
  • Φωτογραφίες Kourion
An important ancient city-Kingdom, and one of the most spectacular archeological sites on the island. The oldest remains date back to the Hellenistic period (325-50 BC). The most important monuments were build between the 2nd – and 5th century AD. Some of them is the Theater which could sit about 3000 people is now fully restored and used for various performances. The house of Eustolious, a private roman villa with complex of baths and beautiful 5th century mosaics. The house of Achilles and cladiadors have both beautiful mosaics as well.
  • Φωτογραφίες View point

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