The site is near Athens(20km) in the ancient city of Elefsis.one of the biggest initiations of ancient greece happens here.the festival was every year for the cult of Goddess Dimitra and her daughter Percephone.the site is big with a small museum and you have to go there for sure.the area around is full of cafes and restaurants with beautiful view... 更多
Probably everyone who has been in Greece visited Athens and Acropolis. Some knows that Acropolis this is end of so called Sacred Way. Very few knows that other end of this road is in Eleusis. I had opportunity to visit this site. Ancient times it was second sacred place in Greece. Today in ruins, but well described and preserved. There... 更多
When at the site, we were escorted by such friendly dogs which added to the site and the mysteries that were conducted within. The site is well labelled and the museum is fantastic being able to see the massive Caryatid that was found at the site. The mixture of time periods adds to the complexity that is this site
This was the site of the annual celebrations of the Elusion mysteries. Little is known about the exact content of this mystical religion, although contemporary sources claim that it is strongly parallel to the yoga tradition. The site was in use from prehistoric times and the hill is honeycombed with caves that the ordinary tourist cannot enter where much of... 更多
Huge archaeological site. Countless findings in good state. Once you have read about the mysteries you can easily imagine the setup. The ancient Greeks knew where and how to build their cities and temples. The architecture is timeless. Very good museum.
didn't expect to see such a big and quite well preserved ancient town with a mythical cave , museum , streets , shall be more advertised and become more popular to Athens visitors
This is an important place to visit if you are interested in ancient Greek religion for this is the place where the Eleusinian Mysteries took place. Although you need some fantasy to imagine what happened here long ago, this is certainly worth a visit, if you are prepared to read the information plates telling you what you are looking at.... 更多
The museum is located inside the archaeological site of Eleusis. The most to see thing is: The monumental Protoattic amphora from the middle of the 7th century BC, with the depiction of Medusa's beheading by Perseus, the famous "fleeing kore". Apart from that, important findings of Eleusis have been transferred to the National Archaeological Museum of Athens so that in... 更多