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•The stadium of Delphi hosted the athletic contests of the Pythian religious festival.The athletic contests were performed in the Stadium on the fifth day of the festivities,which lasted overall six to eight days.The Pythian Games were second in importance only to the Olympic Games• #greece #delphi #stadium #pythiangames #archaeologicalsite #culture #historyfacts #ancientgreece #greece_and_rome #roundphot0 #ruins #apollo #worldheritage #ancienttimes #visit_greece #wanderlust #elysian_blog
•The stadium of Delphi hosted the athletic contests of the Pythian religious festival.The athletic contests were performed in the Stadium on the fifth day of the festivities,which lasted overall six to eight days.The Pythian Games were second in importance only to the Olympic Games• #greece  #delphi  #stadium  #pythiangames  #archaeologicalsite  #culture  #historyfacts  #ancientgreece  #greece_and_rome  #roundphot0  #ruins  #apollo  #worldheritage  #ancienttimes  #visit_greece  #wanderlust  #elysian_blog 
•Erechtheion (421-406BC)~a building with an unusual shape ,made of pentelic marble .This was where,according to the myth,Athena's sacred snake lived• #greece #athens #atenas #acropolis #erechtheion #ancientgreece #ancienttimes #architecture #marble #culture #karyatides #archaeologicalsite #greece_and_rome #roundphot0 #worldheritage #antike #ig_greece #ig_europe #elysian_blog
•On 28/10/1940 Italian dictator Mussolini gave an ultimatum to Metaxas demanding access to the greek territory or else face war.Metaxas rejected it and italian troops attacked the greek border marking the beginning of Greece's participation in WWII• #greece #thessaloniki #salonica#whitetowerofthessaloniki #greekresistance #oxiday #wwiihistory #historyfacts #nationalholiday #instadaily #tv_greece_ #roundphot0 #ig_greece #ig_europe #elysian_blog
•On October 26,1912 Thessaloniki was liberated by the greek forces after five centuries of ottoman occupation.The same day,the city celebrates its protector st Demetrius.Χρόνια πολλά Θεσσαλονίκη💙 #greece #thessaloniki #salonica #lovemycity #city #seaside #seaview #xroniapollathessaloniki #bestcitybreaks #roundphot0 #tv_greece_ #ig_greece #ig_europe #visit_greece #festivities #elysian_blog
•"It is not for you,blue to bone,to think of another summer,for the rivers to change their bed and take you back to their mother,for you to kiss other cherry trees or ride on the northwest wind.Propped on the rocks,without yesterday or tomorrow,facing the danger of the rocks with a hurricane hairstyle,you will say farewell to the riddle that is yours"~Marina of the Rocks-O.Elytis• #greece #sounio #seaview #greekpoetry #elytis #wanderlust #templeofposeidon #poseidon #naturelovers #greece_and_rome #amazingplace #lovetotravel #lovethatview #ig_greece #ig_europe #viajar #elysian_blog
•"It is not for you,blue to bone,to think of another summer,for the rivers to change their bed and take you back to their mother,for you to kiss other cherry trees or ride on the northwest wind.Propped on the rocks,without yesterday or tomorrow,facing the danger of the rocks with a hurricane hairstyle,you will say farewell to the riddle that is yours"~Marina of the Rocks-O.Elytis• #greece  #sounio  #seaview  #greekpoetry  #elytis  #wanderlust  #templeofposeidon  #poseidon  #naturelovers  #greece_and_rome  #amazingplace  #lovetotravel  #lovethatview  #ig_greece  #ig_europe  #viajar  #elysian_blog