Ancient Olympic Stadium - Rhodes

Ancient Olympic Stadium - Rhodes

Ancient Olympic Stadium - Rhodes
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  • Pauline
    Melbourne, Australia20 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sporting history…a must see.
    We accidentally found the Ancient Stadium and were so glad we did. This place is so full of history and whilst it’s presentation is simple the stories those seats could tell! Just climbing up the stairwells and thinking about the atmosphere and those who had sat there hundreds of years earlier…just mind blowing. Being good tourists we did the audio tour and enjoyed it. We ran (okay, he ran and I look photos) around the track and stood on the winners podium, sat in the Royal seats and generally just loved it. The chant, Aussie, Aussie, Aussie, Oi, oi, oi! May not have been in the traditional history but we added it to current day!
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 12 July 2023
  • Brianngog
    Cyprus7,482 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Attraction
    The Ancient Stadium is a stones throw away from the Rodian Acropolis and so we took a stroll to have a look. Wow what a beautifully constructed stadium it is and so very well preserved. If you take a seat in the Auditorium you can easily cast you imagination back to the days when competitions took place in this wonderful Arena. Certainly well worth a visit if for nothing else, the peace and tranquility plus of course those thoughts from you imagination.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 16 July 2023
  • Sébastien D
    Seine-et-Marne, France612 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beauty from Ages !
    Massively well preserved and impressive. It is a little bit far from the City Center but it is a good visit and totally free ! This is the most preserved jewell from ancient times so if yiu are in Rhodes, dont go without a tour here
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 25 July 2023
  • Dormers
    Paignton, United Kingdom8 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice but could be better
    We walked up from Rhodes town on a very hot day. It’s not particularly well signposted and we used Google maps to find it. We enjoyed looking at the stadium and imagining what it would have been like back in the day but there didn’t appear to be any information boards to tell of its history and restoration which was disappointing and although there was a kiosk it wasn’t open which was unfortunate as I think they would have made quite a lot of money as visitors, of which there were quite a few would have appreciated a cold drink.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 15 October 2023
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Dominic W
United Kingdom27 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
Not worth the trek from the town, I love historic sites as much as the next person, but the acropolis is a dump. The amphitheater and Olympic track was ok, but you can do it all in about 20 minutes. Unless you really really really want to go to say you’ve been, don’t bother.
Written 30 October 2023
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Dormers
Paignton, UK8 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
We walked up from Rhodes town on a very hot day. It’s not particularly well signposted and we used Google maps to find it. We enjoyed looking at the stadium and imagining what it would have been like back in the day but there didn’t appear to be any information boards to tell of its history and restoration which was disappointing and although there was a kiosk it wasn’t open which was unfortunate as I think they would have made quite a lot of money as visitors, of which there were quite a few would have appreciated a cold drink.
Written 15 October 2023
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Paul-Burslem
Newcastle-under-Lyme, UK20 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Solo
Found this 10 years ago on a run and did a few laps of it,
Came back to Rhodes this year and decided to run up there again, They seemed to fenced it off and there are gates with kiosks,assume they will be charging soon ? I'd say its about a couple of miles away from the harbour, I'd pick a cooler day if you want to walk up to it,
Written 4 October 2023
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pip510
Sheffield, UK499 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Free to enter (for now)
You can see the seating area and arena
There is no information boards so it’s just a wonder around

They have put a kiosk in to sell tickets but that looks to be some way off before opening

Perhaps would be worth paying a little to get some information boards etc

Worth visiting if in Rhodes town to see this and only a short walk away
Written 22 September 2023
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Matthew P
London, UK4,279 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
There are two ways to look at the stadium, it has been rebuilt so that way you can see how it would of looked, or they should of left it as it was. I like the first as you could sit for a short while and let your imagination run wild. Trying to picture it.
Written 10 September 2023
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Josh H
Chester, UK68 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Very unique and historic place to visit. Free access to public with no limitations. Easy parking, but if travelling up the hill to the Acropolis the access is very poor for prams and wheelchairs.
Written 31 August 2023
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Sébastien D
Seine-et-Marne, France612 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
Massively well preserved and impressive.

It is a little bit far from the City Center but it is a good visit and totally free !

This is the most preserved jewell from ancient times so if yiu are in Rhodes, dont go without a tour here
Written 25 July 2023
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Brianngog
Cyprus7,482 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
The Ancient Stadium is a stones throw away from the Rodian Acropolis and so we took a stroll to have a look. Wow what a beautifully constructed stadium it is and so very well preserved. If you take a seat in the Auditorium you can easily cast you imagination back to the days when competitions took place in this wonderful Arena. Certainly well worth a visit if for nothing else, the peace and tranquility plus of course those thoughts from you imagination.
Written 16 July 2023
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Pauline
Melbourne, Australia20 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
We accidentally found the Ancient Stadium and were so glad we did. This place is so full of history and whilst it’s presentation is simple the stories those seats could tell! Just climbing up the stairwells and thinking about the atmosphere and those who had sat there hundreds of years earlier…just mind blowing. Being good tourists we did the audio tour and enjoyed it. We ran (okay, he ran and I look photos) around the track and stood on the winners podium, sat in the Royal seats and generally just loved it. The chant, Aussie, Aussie, Aussie, Oi, oi, oi! May not have been in the traditional history but we added it to current day!
Written 13 July 2023
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MalcH
Loughborough, UK2,763 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
Takes about 10 minutes to walk there from the town centre although we found it easier to follow a map rather than the actual signs. Free to enter. It’s quite interesting to explore although it would’ve been nice to have had more information available on site. Worth noting that there aren’t any facilities in terms of toilets or café on site, but there are some nearby.
Written 5 July 2023
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