The archaeological site of Olympia, on the western side of Peloponnese, is most famous as the venue of the ancient Olympic Games. These were actually athletic events taking place every four years as part of celebrations for god Zeus. Today, the site hosts remain of ancient temples, a stadium, and the Archaeological Museum. This museum hosts stunning pieces found at excavations in the ancient site and the region of Olympia, such as the Statue of Hermes of Praxiteles and the Nike of Paionios. The Ancient Stadium with the characteristic arch is also interesting sightseeing in Olympia.
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