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Sanctuary of Despoina in Lykosoura

Last Update: Jul 2012
Archaeological site, Cultural heritage LYKOSSOURA , MEGALOPOLI , GREECE
Tel.: +30 27910 25780
Opening hours:
01Jun - 31Oct Mon-Sun, 0800-1500
01Nov - 31May Mon-Sun, 0830-1500

Sanctuary of Despoina in Lykosoura - Photo Gallery

Sanctuary of Despoina in Lykosoura - Overview

  The Sanctuary of the local deity Despoina, constitutes one of the most important sacred places of Ancient Arcadia. Its acme lasted until the end of the Roman period.
  Excavations were conducted in the last century by the Greek Archaeological Society under the direction of Konstantinos Kourouniotis. The small e211em02.txt local museum g211em02.txt on the site was also founded at that time.
  The most important monuments of the site are:
•The Temple of Despoina
•The Megaron (Altar)
•The large Stoa and the altars
•The ancient fountain-cistern.

Sanctuary of Despoina in Lykosoura - Map

Executives & Departments

  • Archaeological service:, Tel.: 2710 225243, Fax: 2710 242227
    39th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities, Tripoli

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Ancient monuments • Stoas / Hellenistic period, 323-31 BC • Fountain / Hellenistic period, 323-31 BC • Altars / Hellenistic period, 323-31 BC • Temples / Hellenistic period, 323-31 BC
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