Greece: Peloponnesus - maui-mike


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Temple Of Hera - The Heraion at Olympia, located in the north of the altis (the sacred precinct), is the oldest peripteral temple at that site, and one of the earliest Doric temples in Greece. The temple was erected ca. 590 BC. was destroyed by an earthquake in the early 4th century AD, and never rebuilt. In modern times, the temple is the location where the torch of the Olympic flame is lit.

Temple of HeraOlympia