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Olympia - 5

Posted by : Helen : (is currently at home photographing in, Australia) on 4 October 2014 in Architecture.

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Come with me on a tour of the fabulous ruins of Olympia found in Greece. Olympia, as the name suggests, was the site of the original Olympic Games. They were held every 4 years from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD in honour of the god Zeus. More info on Wikipedia

This photo is a view over the area where the houses were situated. Beautiful column lined roads separated the blocks of houses.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III 1/250 second F/8.0 ISO 100 75 mm

greece | olympia | ancient | ruin | site | house

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Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Always so remarkable how the lost building retains such 'presence'.

4 Oct 2014 5:28am

Devi from Chennai, India

What a glorious sight this would have been!!!!

4 Oct 2014 5:36am

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

love this place*

4 Oct 2014 9:53am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

excellent shot

4 Oct 2014 1:23pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot
with beautiful composition, colors, lighting & textures!
Amazing!

4 Oct 2014 7:48pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

intéressant

5 Oct 2014 7:22am