The Gymnasium and Stadium complex at Ancient Messene. Peloponnese. Greece. The horse shoe-shaped end of the Stadium includes 18 tiers of seats with 18 rows of seats divided by stairways. Enclosing the stadium on three sides are Doric stoas belonging to the Gymnasium which has a monumental and elegant Doric Propylon. Ancient Messene was founded on the foothills of Mount Ithomi in 369 B.C as the ancient capital of liberated Messenia.
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- Messene - Peloponnese - Greece