Ancient Isthmia in Korinthos, Peloponnese
Korinthos Sights & Monuments - Located in the Peloponnese region of Greece, the ancient settlement of Isthmia in Korinthos is a historically significant place of worship. This city played host to the renowned Isthmian sports games, held in honor of the revered Palaemon. Originally exclusive to men, participants competed for the coveted prize of a pine branch wreath. Over time, women were allowed to participate in musical contests and other events. Isthmia boasts the remains of its ancient theater, where musical contests were held, and a well-preserved Roman bath dating back to the second century AD.