- Visit the Panhellenic sanctuary of Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games and site of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. - Learn about the myths associated with the founding of the sanctuary and the games. Follow the course of the great excavations of the 19th century and the historical figures, whose fate was tied to Olympia. - Tour the archeological site, learning the history of each monument from the earliest shrines and temples to the sports facilities of Roman times. - Visit the archeological museum of Olympia with its major works of ancient art. - Read about the ancient Olympic Games, the individual events, and the famous Olympic victors of antiquity.
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