Temple of Artemis Orthia, Sparta

2.4
#6 of 9 in Historic Sites in Sparta Municipality
Ruin · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • Artemis Ortia's sanctuary is easy to find. From the monument to king Leonid - the main landmark in modern Sparti, it is less than a kilometer, only you need to go around not to the left, this road...  more »
  • If you're expecting a commercial site fenced in and managed in the same manner as the ruins in Athens, you're mistaken. The access is open and there are no giudes, there is plenty of boards with the.....  more »
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  • Despite the fact that the site was closed and surrounded by a high mesh fence, the place has tons of atmosphere, and I was utterly mesmerised. I was approached by a so-called gypsy boy, twelve or thirteen, who asked for money. I gave him a 2 euro piece and he went off satisfied.
  • Be aware! My boyfriend and I drove to Sparta for the day to visit the sites. We started to walk down the gravel path heading towards the Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia and thought something wasn't quite right. We quickly looked at reviews on Google and TripAdvisor mentioning people being harassed for money. We decided to turn back to avoid any issues so did not see the site. It is a shame that the historical sites with such historical significance are so poorly looked after.
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