Ilida was the regular host city of the ancient Olympic Games for more than a thousand years. The ancient Ilida is located very close to Amaliada in Peloponnese between the plain and the mountain area. The archeological findings  proved that city was vey active and well organized. Today you can see what is left and excavated from the ancient market-place (agora), the theatre, the village, the citadel as well as the cemeteries.