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Panathenaic Stadium

Category: Sightseeing + Tours

Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue, Athens, 116 35

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Panathenaic Stadium- Athens, Greece - VirtualTourist.com
This huge marble-made structure(it is actually the only stadium in the world made totally of marble) is situated on the spot where the ancient Panathenaic stadium used to be(built in 329 BC by Lycourgos).During the time of Handrian,it was used as an arena.After that it was totally renovated by Herod...
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Panathenaic Stadium - Athens Travel Guide - VirtualTourist.com
This Stadium is called KALIMARMARON which means Beautiful marble stadium . It was built in the 4th century BC. It has been restored twice and its capacity is 70.000 spectators. In 1896 the first modern Olympic games we...
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Panathenaic Stadium, Athens, Greece : Reviews of Panathenaic Stadium - Yahoo! Travel
One of the city's major sights is the Panathenaic Stadium at the foot of Ardittos Hill. This huge horseshoe-shaped structure hosted the first contemporary Oly...
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Panathenaic Stadium, Athens - Reviews of Panathenaic Stadium - IgoUgo
This fascinating stadium was built entirely of marble during the 4th century BC. It was then the site of the first Olympic games in 1896. Across the street is a large photo of the opening...
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Panathenaic Stadium (stadium, Athens, Greece) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
...Royal Palace (now the Presidential Residence) was built during 1891–97, a little southeast of the old (which is now a Parliament house) on Herodes Atticus Street. This leads to the 70,000-seat Panathenaic (Athens) Stadium, reconstructed by an expatriate Greek millionaire in time for the revi...
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PANATHENAIC STADIUM - ATHENS GREECE
It was originally a natural hollow part of the ground between the two hills of Agra and Ardettos, over Ilissos river. It was transformed into a stadium by Lykourgos in 330-329 BC for the athletic competitions of the Great Panathinaea Festivities. Between 140 and 144 AD, Herodes Atticus restored the ...
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