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Hermes by Praxiteles

Katakolon, Olympia 27065, Grecia, Olympia 27065, Greece
+30 2624 022517
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Statues in the museum

A great hall with a lot of statues. The most of them are still in good condition. The information... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jonas M
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Ninove, Belgium
Beautiful Sculpture

Statue is so well carved, it is quite mind boggling. Amazing to see a statue made to look as if it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ere W
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Brisbane, Australia
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Katakolon, Olympia 27065, Grecia, Olympia 27065, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A great hall with a lot of statues. The most of them are still in good condition. The information on the signs are very informative.

Thank Jonas M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Statue is so well carved, it is quite mind boggling. Amazing to see a statue made to look as if it comes to life after dark or when no-one is looking :)

Thank Ere W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Filled with the most stunning artefacts. The statues are incredible and so lifelike. In incredible condition, we preferred this to the hustle and bustle of the Athens museum. I have the most amazing photos but unfortunately this does not give me the option to list...More

Thank Travel_Teddybears
Reviewed 22 June 2017

A very good impression of the crafmanship of the old Greeks. An amazing level of perfection and beauty.

Thank arnoudj44
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The Hermes statue is so perfect that I don't think there is enough words to describe it. It's been an inspiration to nearly all renaissance artists! It is perfect and you need to see it with your own eyes! I never thought I am going...More

Thank Macio77
Reviewed 31 May 2017

this is a must see object in the olympia museum, that demonstrates the high artistic skill of the ancient civilization. to get such a perfect artistic sculpture, with the tools existing in the ancient era is an achievement of greatness of the spirit inspiration and...More

1  Thank nathan l
Reviewed 23 May 2017

If you are into Ancient Greek history, look no further. There are a lot of ancient statues here in this modern museum, some complete, others not but worth a visit. There is not a cafe here, only vending machines, but there are cafes a short...More

1  Thank S G
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The Hermes of Praxitelis is the most famous statue in the museum of Ancient Olympia. The statue was discovered in the temple of Hera in 1877 by German excavators. The statue shows Hermes to hold in his arms the young God Dionysus. It's really hard...More

Thank arcas2017
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Part of the temple pediment, this statue is incredible but cannot be interpreted without reference to what is going on in the rest of the statues that make up the composite.

Thank mjrg59
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The artistc style of Hermes has not been duplicated. It is a miracle. Seeing this is a once in a lifetime experience. It is an original. Not a Roman copu. Seeing this gives the tourist of the unique enlightenment of Praxiteles, who lived to work.

1  Thank Catherine S
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