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Excavations revealed Ancient Gymnasium

• Peloponnese, Olympia
An important monument was recently excavated in Ancient Olympia, the Gymnasium, that was the training place of athletes who would take part in the Olympic Games.
Posted on Jul 16, 2014 Category: News

New excavations for the Gymnasium

• Peloponnese, Olympia
New excavations have started in the archaeological site of Olympia to unearth a large part of the Gymnasium, the place where the athletes used to practice for the Olympic Games.
Posted on Feb 07, 2013 Category: News

Major robbery in Olympic Museum

• Peloponnese, Olympia
Sixty eight (68) small golden and copper objects that were exhibited in the old Archaeological Museum of Olympia were stolen on the morning of February 17th, 2012.
Posted on Feb 20, 2012 Category: News

Creation of botanical garden

• Peloponnese, Olympia
A lovely botanical garden will be planted in Ancient Olympia, Peloponnese, with trees, bushes and flowers that grow in the area since the ancient times.
Posted on Jan 28, 2010 Category: News

Ancient capital stolen from guarded site

• Peloponnese, Olympia
Last week, an ancient capital was stolen from the paleochristian basilica inside the archaeological site of Olympia and nobody witnessed anything!
Posted on Sep 08, 2009 Category: News

Looking for the lost hippodrome

• Peloponnese, Olympia
The archaeologists of the German Archaeological Institute will start excavations within the next months in order to discover the ancient hippodrome of Olympia.
Posted on Mar 19, 2009 Category: News

New book about a diachronic site

• Peloponnese, Olympia
A new book about the archaeological site of Olympia has been launched by the Foundation Ioannis Latsis, which depicts once more the historical value of this ancient site.
Posted on Dec 02, 2008 Category: News

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