The part restored Propylon of the Hestiatorion complex. Sanctuary of Asklepios (Asclepius). Epidaurus. Peloponnese. Greece. Dating from the early third century BC, the proylon was a Doric, hexastyle, prostyle edifice with walls on the east and west sides. Initially the Hestiatorion was identified as the Gymnasium; however research indicates that it was a large banqueting hall where ritual meals relating to the cult of Asklepios were consumed. The sanctuary is the largest and most important sanctuary dedicated to Asklepios, a man, a myth, a tradition worshipped throughout the ancient Greek world as the god of healing and medicine. The Sanctuary of Asclepius is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.