King Leonidas Statue
A wander around ancient Sparta's meagre ruins bears testimony to the accuracy of Thucydides' prophecy. Head north along Paleologou to...
Koumantarios Gallery of Sparta
An annexe of the National Art Gallery, the quaint Koumantarios art gallery holds a permanent collection of around 40 paintings on a...
A wander around ancient Sparta’s meagre ruins bears testimony to the accuracy of Thucydides’ prophecy in The Histories : ‘If the city of...
AB Supermarket, opposite the Sparta Inn, is bigger and better stocked than most.
Ancient Theatre information
Lonely Planet review
Signs point left (west) through olive groves to the 2nd- or 3rd-century-BC ancient theatre, the site's most discernible ruin. You'll find a reconstructed plan of the theatre at the Restaurant Elysse.