Sights – Activities

Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity


Beautifully presented displays depict the history of the world’s most prestigious sporting competition. Learn about its core original events (foot racing, wrestling, boxing and chariot racing); why it’s associated with Hercules (or Pelops); and what fate befell women who tried to watch the Games despite prohibitions. The sculptures, mosaics, pottery art and votive offerings all … Continue reading