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Priene and Didyma (Temple of Apollo)

July 9th 2011
Today we visited Priene, the first planned city in the ancient world. From the parking lot, it was quite a hike straight up before we finally reached the ruins. The first site we went to was the theater. Once again, the drama teacher in the group put on a little performance and he did not disappoint. The next location was the Sanctuary of Athena. Several columns have been rebuilt, but scattered al ... read more
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