5 Sights in Municipality of Sparta, Greece (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Municipality of Sparta, Greece. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Municipality of Sparta, Greece.

Sightseeing Tours in Municipality of Sparta

1. Saint Sophia

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The Church of Hagia Sophia or Holy Wisdom is a Byzantine church in the fortified medieval town of Mystras, Peloponnese, Greece. It forms part of the wider archaeological site of Mystras, which is designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Built within the palace complex, it functioned as the royal palace church until Ottoman conquest of Mystras and its conversion into an Islamic mosque. Hagia Sophia of Mystras was made back into a Christian church when Greece achieved independence during the early eighteenth century.

Wikipedia: Hagia Sophia, Mystras (EN)

2. Keadas

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The name Kaiada referred in antiquity to a large chasm near ancient Sparta, at the foot of Mount Taygetos. Today the cave is located near Trypi, next to the public road Sparta-Kalamata. Some identify it with the "Apothetes", where the ancient Spartans are said to have thrown disabled or stunted infants in order to ensure the eugenics of their tribe.

Wikipedia: Καιάδας (EL)

3. Archaeological Museum of Sparta

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The Archaeological Museum of Sparta, founded in 1875, is a museum in Sparta, Greece that houses thousands of artifacts from the ancient Acropolis of Sparta and the rest of the municipality of Laconia. It is one of Greece's oldest archaeology museums.

Wikipedia: Archaeological Museum of Sparta (EN), Website

4. Menelaion

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The archaeological site of Menelaion is located approximately 5 km from the modern city of Sparta. The geographical structure of this site includes a hill complex. The archaic name of the place is mentioned as Therapne.

Wikipedia: Menelaion (EN)

5. Saint Nicolas

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The Church of Agios Nikolaos is a church of the post-Byzantine period in Mystras, Greece. It is part of the wider archaeological site of Mystras, which is classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Wikipedia: Εκκλησία Αγίου Νικολάου (Μυστράς) (EL)


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