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Archea Korinthos (Old Corinth) in Corinthia Regional Unit, Peloponnese Region, Greece
 

Ancient Corinth

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2015
1. Ancient Corinth Marker
Inscription. English Text:

1. Temple of Apollo
2. Lechaion Road
3. Propylaia
4. Bema
5. Race Course
6. Heroon of the Crossroads
7. Underground Shrine
8. Central Shops
9. South Stoa
10. Bouleuterion
11. South Basilica
12. Julian Basilica
13. Peirene Fountain
14. Peribolos of Apollo
15. Eurycleus Baths
16. Lechaion Road Basilica
17. North Building
18. Captive Facade
19. Northwest Stoa
20. West Terrace Temples
21. Babbius Monument
22. West Shops
23. Museum
24. Temple E
25. Sacred Spring
26. Temple C
27. Glauke Fountain
28. North Stoa
29. North Market
30. Odeion
31. Theatre
 
Location. 37° 54.338′ N, 22° 52.677′ E. Marker is in Archea Korinthos (Old Corinth), Peloponnese Region, in Corinthia Regional Unit. Marker can be reached from Enotiki Archeas Korinthou north of EO Korinthou Argous (Local Route 7), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. This marker is located in the Archaeological Park of Ancient Corinth, and is one of the early markers that visitors encounter upon first entering the archaeological park. Marker is in this post office area: Archea Korinthos (Old Corinth), Peloponnese Region 200 07, Greece.
 
Other nearby markers.
Ancient Corinth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2015
2. Ancient Corinth Marker
Close-up view, that is displayed on the marker, of an illustration, showing the city plan of Corinth during the Roman period.
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Glauke Fountain (here, next to this marker); Temple of Apollo (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple E (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Road Network (about 90 meters away); Buildings at the West End of Roman Agora (about 120 meters away); Archaeological Site of Ancient Corinth (about 150 meters away); The Rostra (Bema) of the Roman Forum (about 210 meters away); Lechaion Road (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Archea Korinthos (Old Corinth).
 
More about this marker. With regards to the location of all of the markers in the Archaeological Park of Ancient Corinth, when going online and researching directional information, I could not locate any websites, or any online maps, that provided the names of the local streets, so it was difficult for me to provide accurate and detailed directional information. The street and crossroad that I have provided are the closest two "named" streets that I could locate on any of the maps that I used.

One online site provided the following directions for getting to the archaeological park: "By car: 90 minutes from Athens. The exit to Ancient Corinth, approaching from the north, is about 2 kilometers west of the Tripolis interchange. Warning: visitors familiar with the village before
Ancient Corinth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2015
3. Ancient Corinth Marker
Close-up view, that is displayed on the marker, of a map, showing Ancient Corinth, and the surrounding area, during the Roman period.
1996 should take the Patras interchange not the new Tripolis highway to arrive from the other side of the village; no exit was constructed and a U-turn cannot be made for ten kilometers."

 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
Ancient Corinth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2015
4. Ancient Corinth Marker
View showing where the marker (the marker on the right) is situated in relation to a portion of the archaeological site of Ancient Corinth.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 7, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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