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Bassae

Peloponnese, West Greece and Ionian Sea, Peloponnese, West Greece and Ionian Sea, Greece

About Bassae

Bassae is an ancient site where the Phigaleia built a sanctuary to the cult of Apollo Epicurius. A 5th Century BC magnificent temple in honour of the deity still stand there today. At one time, the Messenians people fled to Bassae, seeking sanctuary there from their war with the Spartans.