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Ancient Marble Quarries

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Dimitra
Dimitra
January 14, 2020
Marble quarries of paros are very famous as very important sculptures like the Victory of Samothraki and Venus of Milos where made from Parian lignite! Historically very important place.
Μπετυ
Μπετυ
October 23, 2019
Take a bottle of water and a light with you and go to explore Parian marble quarry. Parian marble is well known all over the world. The marble of Acropolis,temple of Apollonas in Delos,temple of Pasidonas in Sounio,Thisio in Athens,temple of Solomon, Afrodite of Milos,Niki of Samothrace and many…
Stella
Stella
May 30, 2019
The Quarries of Marathi worked from the first Cycladic times (3rd millennium BC) till recently. Visitors will see underground corridors and buildings of the 19th century. Many statues of the antiquity were made of Parian marble, which is considered of fine quality.
Anna
Anna
May 5, 2019
An ancient place of marble mining in Paros, featuring two shafts that can be walked all along and are connected underneath the earth. You will need good shoes and a torch!
Aggeliki
Aggeliki
April 27, 2018
The famous Parian marble was mined. Parian marble has been used in sculpture masterpieces by ancient artists

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