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Bridges and ancient ruins in Corinth, Greece

 
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added on 1st of April, 2009

Small city, that was in ancient times a big competitor of Athens. You can reach it easily by train. Main point, the city has got to offer is the area of ancient Corinth, connected with a museum. But the most impressive findings are located at the 'national museum of Athens'.

If you are there, you can visit the Canal of Corinth. It is quite an interesting site, very deep, but only 21 m wide. You can walk on the bridges above it, although, it's not recommended for those with severe altitude sickness. There are at least 6 bridges, so you can choose.

 

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Athens, GreeceIt was during the Hellenistic Period when Alexander the Great’s former empire was divided into three parts, namely: Seleucids located in Asia Minor, Ptolemies found in Egypt, and Macedonian in Greece.  Athens continued to prosper in their cultural life but failed to have its own government.  The best philosophical schools were established in the country.  Finally after 200 years of Macedonian empire, Greece was absorbed by Rome on 84 BC. The Roman period gave Greece a chance to become a free city, the country continued to thrive.  But it was the Byzantine period that a part of the Roman empire was converted into... Read more »

 
 
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Short visit in Corinth - Dec 13, 2006, by Wazling
Nice antique City. If you're interested in history you should go there and also visit the small museum, there are quite many rare and interesting findings. Also, don't forget to take as many pictures as possible both in the city and around... Read more »

 
 

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