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Ancient Korinthos

In the archeological site of Ancient Korinthos, 9km SW of the modern town, among others you can see the ruins of Pirini fountain, Apollo precinct, the foundations of a large Roman basilica, Goddess Tichi (Luck) or Apollo Klarios temple, Agora shops, Apollo’s temple, the ruins of Lerna theater and fountain. Acrockorinthos mountain settlement dates back to 4000 B.C. and on its foot used to be an ancient city. In the archeological site operates the Archeological Museum (constructed during 1931-32) with a collection of exhibitions from the Prehistoric Era up to the Roman and Byzantine times. It is worth to see the great Mycenaean crater (approximately 1200 B.C.), the Corinthian amphora with cap (600 B.C.) etc.

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