MOUNT LYKAIONAgno fountain
LYKAION GAMES
On the meadow slopes of Mount Lykaion is the lower sanctuary - site of the Lykaion Games. Here you will find the remains of a collection of buildings facing the hippodrome (chariot-racing track) and stadium (located within the track): the xenon (hotel for those who came from afar); stoa (connected porticos under one roof); a bath and the Agno fountain, a once very productive spring.
     The games are not just an ancient event, the modern Lykaion Games have been held every four years since 1973. Organised by the Cultural Society of Ano Karyes, they include a torch ceremony on the mountaintop at dawn.

Ancient sports complexContemplate an ancient sports complex
ColumnInspect columns
Piece of ceramics... and ceramics
Running trackRun around the track
Spectators' seatsPretend to be a spectator
Lykaion Games
Mount Lykaion Lower sanctuary
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