Wednesday, April 29, 2009

a "Greek Odyssey"... the eternal voyage




Greece is full of archaeological sites and monuments of distinctive prestige and charm, on which all known periods of its long-standing history have left their mark. 
Visitors have the opportunity to make a unique “journey” through the rare “mosaic” of historic and cultural memory which has left an indelible mark on every region of the country and effortlessly highlights the manifold manifestations of Greek culture to date.
According to the UNESCO catalogue, the following archaeological sites and cultural areas in Greece have been characterised as Monuments of Cultural Heritage:

1. Monastery complex of Aghio Oros (Mount Athos)
2. The Acropolis of Athens
3. Vassae: 
The Temple of Epicurean Apollo
4. 
Vergina - Aegae
5. 
Delphi (archaeological site)
6. 
Delos (archaeological site)
7. 
Epidaurus (archaeological site)
8. Early Christian and Byzantine 
Thessalonica
9. 
Monastery complex of Meteora
10. 
Mystras (Medieval City)
11.The Monasteries of 
Daphni (Attica), Ossios Lucas (Central Greece) and Nea Moni (New Monastery) of Chios
12. The archaeological sites of Mycenae and Tiryns
13. 
Olympia (archaeological site)
14. Patmos: 
Monastery of Aghios Ioannis Theologos and the Cave of the Apocalypse
15. 
Medieval city of Rhodes
16. Samos: Pythagoreio and 
Heraion
17. 
Old Town of Corfu (Kerkyra)

For further information, click one of the specific items.

"A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step." -- Lao Tzu
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