Ancient Corinth

Ancient Corinth
Distance from Loutraki – 14 km
Travel time – 30 min
Sights
Ancient Corinth
Distance from Loutraki – 14 km
Driving time – 30 min
Sights
Grand heritage of Ancient Corinth – Temple of Apollo dating 6th cent. B.C., ruins of the Roman Agora, sacred spring and Tribune Bema in an open area in the northern part of the Agora. In this place was standing Apostle Paul when he was defend himself and the Christian faith in front of the proconsul of Corinth Gallio. Pyrene ruins – the main source of water, named by the mythological heroine, which, according to the legend, after death of her grandson, in the mountain shed so many tears and became a source. Theater in the time of Augustus, it’s lower tier was rebuild and used for gladiator fights. The ruins of the sanctuary of Asclepius and the source of Lerna, known as Asclepion complex, dedicated to the art of healing and God-healer Asclepius. Then we ascend to the fortress walls of the Byzantine, Roman eras and Turkish possession. From the top of the hill, where was the temple of Aphrodite, opens a great view. Entertainment: souvenir shop, Corinth Canal, swimming in Calamia, games on the beach.