Here is our section with things to see and do in Marathon Athens. Discover 4 interesting sightseeing in Marathon, with detailed description, exact location on Google map, photos and reviews from visitors. You can also view more sightseeing in other locations of Athens.
The Archaeological Museum of Marathon was built in 1975 and is a small but rather interesting museum that completes the archaeological site of Marathon. It is located nearby the memorial tomb of the battle of Marathon.
The Marathon Run Museum is located in the town of Marathon, northeastern Attica. This museum is dedicated to the modern history of the Marathon Race and includes rare exhibits and metals of Greek Marathon runners.
Lake Marathon is a water supply reservoir that was constructed in 1931. Although it is an artificial lake, it matches perfectly the landscape of the region and provides a nice place to relax close to Athens.
The Tymbos of Marathon is actually a vaulted tomb where the Greek soldiers who died in the Marathon Battle against the Persians were buried. Right next to this tomb, there is a statue of Miltiades, the Athenian leader.
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