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Visit the Oracle of Delphi, Dhelfoi, Greece

 
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Wazling's pictureby Wazling review
added on 1st of April, 2009
The city hasn't got too much importance, it has had during the ancient greek period. It's a small town, offering the same as every other tourist village. It is a nice place after all and has some pleasant hotels. Besides that, the ancient oracle of Delphi was located there, and because of that you can watch a big area with temples and buildings there. They say that the oracle fell into trans because of some gases that came from the earth. If you like Greek ancient Greek architecture, It's worth a visit, or a stop even for a one day trip.
 

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