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A trip to the Ancient Argos, Greece

 
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Wazling's pictureby Wazling review
added on 6th of April, 2009
If you're interested in ancient greek history, you should visit the ancient city of Argos. The city got it's name after the giant who had a thousand eyes and watched over the treasures of the gods. There are beautiful ruins, places for great pictures and the landscape is also nice.
The modern city is a typical Greek provincial town,nothing special about it. Maybe that you can have good food in some restaurant There arent many things you can do, but if you are motorized, just take yourself time to look at ancient Argos.
 

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Daytrip to Argos - Dec 13, 2006, by Wazling
I had a very nice ride from Nafplion to Argos. I passionately love motorbikes, so I actually rented one to discover the area wth it. I didn't regret. When you see the pure, real side of Greece and not the crowded touristy one, you just fall... Read more »

 
 

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