Archaeological Museum of Olympia, Peloponnese
If you're visiting the Peloponnese region of Greece, the Archaeological Museum of Olympia is a must-see attraction. Dedicated to Zeus, this sanctuary of antiquity is one of the most important in history, and its evolution is on display at this museum. Originally established in 2004, the museum houses findings from the archaeological site and presents them in a permanent exhibition. From the early Bronze Age to the 6th-7th century AD, visitors can follow the chronological advancement and history of this great PanHellenic sanctuary. Among the most important samples of austere order in Greek art are the sculpted decorations of the Temple of Zeus, the pediments, and the forefronts. Be sure to check out the statues of Niki of Peonios and Hermes of Praxiteles, which are some of the most significant exhibits. Additionally, the Archaeological Museum of Olympia is home to the world's richest collection of bronze objects. Plan your visit today!
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