Cities of Greece: Argos

Now there are quite a few ancient objects in the city, among which allocated theatre (open from Thursday to Sunday from 8.30 to 15.00; 2 euros) for 20 thousand spectators, Roman Odeon and Roman Same Terms. Above the antique monuments and modern quarters rises almost conical acropolis, Middle Aged Middle Ages Larisa Castle (open from Thursday to Sunday from 8.30 to 15.00; The entrance is free), based on the site of the ancient fortress VI century BC. NS. And later expanded Venetians and Turks. And excellent Archaeological Museum of Argos (open from Thursday to Sunday from 8.30 to 15.00; 2 euros or 3 euros for the museum and theater) contains an extensive collection of items found in mycken and numerous surrounding graves.

Around the city

Cities of Greece Argos

4 km southeast of Argos, near the modern village Tirins, are ruins Tyarinf (Tiryns, Tirynthos) – Powerful coastal outpost of Mycene and Argos. Fortress, which is more than three thousand years old, even now, in a dilapidated condition, is an impressive structure, and its walls thick up to seven meters are composed of huge stones (Roman PAsani author in the second century of our era considered them "more amazing than pyramids"). Now the entrance to the fortress is open daily from 8.30 to 15.00 (ticket – 3 euros) through the huge gate, reminiscent of the Mycene Gate of Lviv, but in contrast to the eternally crowded tourists, this majestic monument of history can be studied almost alone.

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