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Panathenaic night pano, Athens, 20151115

Panathenaic night pano, Athens, 20151115

The only all marble stadium in the world, built in 566 BC! It is also one of the oldest stadiums on this planet.

The very first olympic games in 1896 were held here. Capacity of 68.000 people! In the morning, the track is open to runners. The track is fast and has excellent grip.

After every olympics, the Greek athletes are honored here. The finish of the Athens marathon is also in the stadium. Entrance is EUR 5 with audio guide.

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Photo taken @ Athens on 15 November 2015 (© G · RTM / Flickr)

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