Dodoni

11/12/2015

Just a few kilometers from Ioannina, in Dodoneos valley, lies the shrine of Dodona, world-famous archaeological site. The region is considered the birthplace of the Greek-speaking tribes, following from both historical sources and from findings that date back to the last Bronze Age. The temple was dedicated to Zeus and Naio its premises included: Oracle (around the sacred oak called Figos), Theatre, and Prytaneion Bouleuterion. The most important buildings in the sanctuary were built at the time of King Pyrrhus of Molossos, so the sanctuary flourished.

Today’s archaeological site includes the ancient theater and the holy house of the oracle .

N / Address: Dodona , 21 km from Ioannina.

Tel .: 26510-82287 .

 
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