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Museum in Marathon & Around

Marathon Archaeological Museum

South of Marathon town, this excellent museum displays local discoveries from various periods, including Neolithic pottery from the Cave of Pan and finds from the Tomb of the Athenians. The showpieces are several la…
Ruins in Marathon & Around

Ramnous

The evocative, overgrown and secluded ruins of the ancient port of Ramnous, about 10km northeast of Marathon, stand on a picturesque plateau overlooking the sea. Among the ruins are the remains of the Doric Temple o…
Monument in Marathon & Around

Marathon Battlefield & Tomb

This 10m-high tumulus, or burial mound, sits 4km south of the town of Marathon, just east of the Athens–Marathon road. Traditionally in Ancient Greece, bodies of those killed in battle were returned to their familie…