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Most famous ruin

It's the Temple of Zeus (see its fallen columns in the photo). Other major Olympia attractions include the Temple of Hera, Studio of Pheidies, Stadium, and onsite museum.

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The immense ivory-and-gold Statue of Zeus in the Temple of Zeus was one of the Original Seven Wonders of the World. Unfortunately, it was destroyed in a fire in 462 AD. Click the link below for my web page of this marvel.

Statue of Zeus


The nearby town of Olympia, Greece has a variety of accommodations and restaurants.

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