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Amphiareion of Oropos

Last Update: Jun 2011
Archaeological site AMFIARION , ATTICA, EAST , GREECE
Tel.: +30 22950 62144
Opening hours:
02Jan - 31Dec Mon-Sun, 0830-1500

Amphiareion of Oropos - Overview

  It is the most known sanctuary of Amphiaraos, a chthonic deity and hero. The Amphiarion is a very important site, due to the numerous inscriptions found, that belonged to the archive of the city. They date to the 4th century BC.
  Archaeological excavation at the site has been carried out by the Archaeological Society of Athens during 1884 - 1830.
  The most important monuments of the site are:
• The ancient sanctuary of hero Amphiaraos with the theatre, the portico, and the temple.
• The residential area with private houses, shops and offices.

Amphiareion of Oropos - Map

Executives & Departments

  • Archaeological service:, Tel.: 210 3219792, 210 3215515-7, Fax: 210 3240457, Email:  
    2nd Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities, 98-100 Syggrou Ave., Athens

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Visiting Information • Admission fee • Fixed hours • Organized archeological site
Ancient monuments • Baths / Classical period, 480-323 BC • Stoas / Classical period, 480-323 BC • Houses / Hellenistic period, 323-31 BC • Theatre / Hellenistic period, 323-31 BC • Altars / Hellenistic period, 323-31 BC • Temples / Classical period, 480-323 BC
Ancient sanctuary • Sanctuary of local heroes (Heroon)

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