The Acropolis hill, so called the “Sacred Rock” of Athens, is the most important site of the city.
The pan-Hellenic sanctuary of Delphi, where the oracle of Apollo spoke, was the site of the omphalos, the ‘navel of
Outstanding Universal Value The site of Olympia, in a valley in the Peloponnesus, has been inhabited since prehistoric times. In
This World Heritage Site forms a self-governed monastic state within the sovereignty of the Hellenic Republic.
In the middle of the 14th century the hermit Varlaam climbed the rock, built a few cells and a small chapel which he dedicated to the Three Hierarchs.