We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
316
All photos (316)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
About
Contact
Nemea 205 00, Greece
Website
+30 2741 032630
Call
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Ancient Nemea
from US$ 162.97
More Info
from US$ 77.99
More Info
from US$ 261.91
More Info
Reviews (196)
Filter reviews
106 results
Traveller rating
66
28
6
1
5
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
66
28
6
1
5
Show reviews that mention
All reviews small museum starting line archaeological site worth a visit ancient stadium restoration work excellent site ancient greek ancient games the main attraction locker room bath house entrance tunnel lovely museum pay a visit ancient times zeus
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 106 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

Unfortunately, the site remains closed. We did not know about that and stopped by (Dec 29) to enjoy the fence and written apologies. It is unclear when and if this site will be reopened. It does not look if it is going to happen any...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank niksk001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We parked up at 2pm on Thursday 20th December and it was closed due to lack of personnel. It doesn’t say if orwhen it will reopen, this includes the museum and the stadium. Absolutely gutted as had driven a long long way to see this.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Sue T
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Large and very interesting site with useful information boards and a small informative visitor centre. Lots to see if you have enough time, it would take 2 - 3 hours to see most of what is available.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Chris-Brigg
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The modern games will occur again in 2020. No tough qualifiers and they are open to women, too, and no one runs naked anymore. The thrill would be in running barefoot on the same fields where runners competed in the mid-sixth century BCE. The field...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank OntheRoadMom
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

What an amazing, extraordinairy experience. A "hidden" treasure in the Peloponesos. A "must"-see. The sanctuary of Zeus at Nemea developed in the beginning of the 6th century BC, with the institution of the Panhellenic Nemean Games in a region where human activity had been present since...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DaveD2527
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We visited Ancient Nemea in July and it is a beautiful place with an interesting story. Don't miss the ancient stadium where the held the Nemean games. There are not many visitors and that makes it very peaceful.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dominik_Brun
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Really interesting site. The temple of Zeus is great and so is the running track. The museum is also very helpful, and the coin display demonstrating the geography of the place of origin for the coin is a particular highlight.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank r0mantraveler
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The main attraction was the temple to Nemean Zeus which has been restored from 3 to 9 columns since 1980 by the Americans. The workshop and machinery are still there as is their work in progress. The big attraction for me was that this was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed 7 August 2018

As i drove into the outskirts of Nemea i stopped and pulled over for some photos - it was a lovely morning scene with the columns of the temple standing tall amongst the trees. But I saw a sign for the stadium which I knew...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed 5 August 2018

The ruins of the Temple of Zeus are lovely, although not much in comparison to some of the other sites around Greece. However, the museum was really interesting with many unusual pieces. Definitely worth it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Thomas S
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
La Petite Planete
225 reviews
10.41 km away
Acropolis Hotel
16 reviews
17.00 km away
Alkyon Resort Hotel & Spa
386 reviews
19.03 km away
Palladion Hotel
54 reviews
19.28 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 9 nearby restaurants
Danaos & Anastasis
237 reviews
4.44 km away
Traditional Tavern Spilios
10 reviews
8.52 km away
Elektra
72 reviews
10.39 km away
Tavern "Logo Timis"
13 reviews
15.58 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 15 nearby attractions
Domaine Bairaktaris
65 reviews
4.06 km away
Gaia Winery
7 reviews
6.27 km away
Palivou Estate
69 reviews
1.46 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ancient Nemea staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines