Ancient Corinth is inhabited since the Neolithic Ages from as early 5000 B.C., and historically one of greatest cities of Greece. The City has played a key role through out the History of Greece from the Peloponnesian War thru the time of Julius Ceasar’s rule when it was known as the province of Achaia. During medieval times impressive fortress were built, and later in 1858 a devastating earthquake destroyed the city. Corinth was rebuilt and today it is an important metropolis located only 84 kilometers west of Athens.
There is a great sightseeing tour via bus that departs from Athens every day to Ancient Corinth. Arrangements can be made on line for you to be picked up from your hotel.
Duration: 5 hours
Guide speaks: English
Key Sites of Ancient Corinth:
- Ecclesiastical Museum
- Cathedral of St.Paul the Apostle
- Historical-Folklore Museum
- Law Court Building
- Pedestrian walkway of Pylarinou Zografou