Photos from a trip to  Mainland Greece, 2016

Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora & Athens,

Mycenae: The view of the ruins of Mycenae


The view of from around the ruins of Mycenae


A public gathering place at the acropolis


The Lions Gate guarding the Acropolis of Mycenae


Olympia: Entrance to the archaeological  site 


The Philippion temple of Olympia


Our First Employee


The Temple of Zeus


The Temple of Zeus




The Olympic Athletic Field


Artifacts in the Museum of Olympia


Artifacts in the Museum of Olympia


Artifacts in the Museum of Olympia


Artifacts in the Museum of Olympia


Delphi: The Th​olos


The Th​olos


The Th​olos: close up


The Th​olos and vicinity


The Treasury of Athena


The Treasury of Athena


The monument of Epigonoi


The remains of Athena's temple


The 3 snake column


The Temple of Appolo


The Amphitheater of Delphi


Artifacts from the museum of Delphi: The Charioteer


Artifacts from the museum of Delphi: Two Kouros


The three dancers


Meteora: Hanging monasteries from around the time of the crusaders and rebuilt after WWII

The View from the Monasteries down to Kalambaka

Monastery of the holly trinity, now a nunnery


Monastery of the holly trinity, now a nunnery


Monastery of Varlaam


Monastery of Varlaam




Monastery of Varlaam


The stairs up to the monastery


The Monastery of St. Barbara. Now a nunnery


The gardens at the monastery of St. Barbara


ATHENS

The Acropolis of Athens at night

The Acropolis and the walls around it


The Propyleae


The Acropolis


The Parthenon


The reconstructed temple of Athena and the Karyotids porch


the authentic Karyotids in the Ntl. Archaeological museum


The reconstructed amphitheater of Herodes. now in use.


A view of Athens harbor from the Acropolis


Panoramic view of Athens from the Acropolis


The modern Olympic Stadium used after WWII


The modern Olympic Stadium at night


The Acropolis museum: Grave Stele


The Acropolis museum: Zeus holding the thunderbolt


The Acropolis museum: Burial lekythos


The Acropolis museum: Aphrodite


The Acropolis museum: Grave Stele




The Acropolis museum: female funerary statues


The parliament building of modern Greece

In the background is the Acropolis

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