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C. ViotiaSights: Sights in Boeotia

Sights in Boeotia

  • The sanctuary of Apollo Ptoos (6th century BC) on the northeast of Thebes, which used to be an ancient oracle.
  • The ruins of the ancient cities of Plataea and Tanagra.
  • The statue of the Lion of Chaeronea, which is located at the entrance of the village of Chaeronea and is a monument of Thebes’ defeat from Philipp of Macedonia in 338 BC.
  • The alpine city of Arachova, built on the foothill of Mount Parnassus, which is a widely visited winter resort.
  • The byzantine monastery of Aghios Loukas (11th century), which is one of the most important byzantine monuments in Greece.
  • The byzantine monastery of Panaghia Scripous, which was founded in the 9th century and includes the oldest byzantine solar clock in Greece.
  • The historical church of Aghios Thomas (12th century) on the delta of the rivers Asopos and Thermodontas in ancient Tanagra.
  • The city of Distomo where a massacre occurred in June 1944.

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