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Vravron Archaeological Site

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Address: Porto Rafti, 999-20, Greece
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A small trip near the airport

If you have just a few hours to spend and you are near the Athens international airport, it's a wonderful choice. Actually the place is so interesting that you might want to come... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

If you have just a few hours to spend and you are near the Athens international airport, it's a wonderful choice. Actually the place is so interesting that you might want to come to this side of Attica anyway... The temple of Artemis , built by a small river. Never crowded, a small tidy museum... A trecking walk around to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Vravrona/Ancient Brauron is an ancient site dedicated to the cult of Artemis. The satnav might take you to the ruins, by a road, but the way in is by a different road, via the museum. The museum is much bigger than you'd expect for a small site (cf Temple of Poseidon at Sounio). It tells the story of Brauron, an... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Just 10-15 mins drive from the Athens a/port there is Vravron Site and the Museum . Not very big , but really interesting . First time to see in Greece so many kids ( well preserved ) statues , and some toys , as it was a tradition for the kids to go from Athens to Vravron and leave their... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Very enjoyable way of spending a day walking around in a peaceful & green location. The museum although small, is also worth visiting and is included in the ticket price along with the ruins.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

I cannot find the opening times for this place. But the Temple of Artemis is visible from the road. There have been 20th century excavations, and Vravrona is now deemed an important archaeological site with a fascinating museum

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

Visited in April, as have been meaning to visit the site for the last couple of years, to find it closed. We took a bus from Artemis and walked from the Terminal stop to the site. Approximately two kilometres. The site is dedicated to the goddess protector of hunters, animals and the safe birth of humans.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2010

Brauron consists of an ancient sanctuary to Artemis, and a museum. Getting there is not the easiest, and was complicated by the fact that the guidebooks are now all out of date in this respect. Those few that mention Brauron at all tell you to go to Ethniki Amyna metro station on line 3 and get the 304 bus from... More 

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