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Ancient Nikopolis & Archaeological Museum Culture tour

Highlights

  • Visit the New Archaeological Museum of Nicopolis
  • Discover the history of Ancient Nicopolis
  • Visit the Ancient Theater of Nikopolis
  • Visit the Roman Conservatory
  • Explore the Ancient Walls and Mosaics of Nicopolis


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Description

The Archaeological Site of Nikopolis, which “spreads” over an area of ​​tens of acres, is an archaeological treasure, the ambition of which is to become a Model Archaeological Park of world renown.


The city was founded as a symbol of the great victory of Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus, and later Roman Emperor Augustus against Mark Antony and Cleopatra VII of Egypt at Actium in 31 BC. and flourished during the Roman period.


The visitor can browse among impressive mosaic findings and see up close the Roman walls, the Roman theater, the unique conservatory, the nymphaeum, the Roman baths of Ancient Nicopolis, Roman houses, as well as the place where the infamous Monument was placed of the victory of Augustus in the naval battle of Actium.


The visitor can also see the influence of Christianity in Nicopolis, learn about the famous stoic philosopher Epictetus and take part in a “magical journey” to the famous city of Nike.

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What's Included

Included
  • Local English-speaking professional guide
  • Behind-the-scenes access at some of the venues
  • VAT & Local taxes
  • Liability Insurance


Not Included
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Accommodation transfers
  • Anything not mentioned above


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Additional Information

What should I bring with me


  • Sunglasses
  • Hats and sunscreen during the summer months
  • Comfortable shoes


Arrive 10 minutes before the activity starts

The total length is approximate; please allow for a grace period

The experience does not finish at the starting point. Detailed return directions are provided

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Epirus Adventures

Epirus Adventures is a tour operator with excellent knowledge of the Epirus region and mainland Greece, providing unique experiences, outdoor activities and mul...

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