Short trip to Sparti, Greece
Well known city from the greek history. One of the biggest competitors of Athens, also in a military sense.
The modern city is like most of the other greek cities with a middle size. There're some nice posibilities for bars and restaurants, but typically for tourists. It is worth a short trip, at least because of the history of the city and the stories you may have heard, but it's not what you would expect to see in the great Sparti.
And spot, you should visit there is the medieval city of Mistra, that I found very beautiful, the rest is just the average.
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It 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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