This...is...SPARTA!!   No seriously, this is Sparta. Ancient Ruins of Sparta. - Erin

One thing the spartans learned from me was not to mess wit dem "funnyman dem" Ancient Ruins of Sparta

Ancient Greece, Sparta, Troy. This picture is just so breath-taking and…

Ancient Greece, Sparta & Troy added a new photo — with Joelle Tivollier and Orhan Altın.

King Leonidas Statue Sparta Greece

King Leonidas Statue Sparta Greece, led the Spartan army against superior Persian forces

Spartan Warrior, Sparta, Greece #wheremyAncestorsarefrom #itsallgreektome

Statue of Spartan Warrior, Sparta, Greece, (near Mystra, Greece).

Mystras/Byzantine church    Mystras was a fortified town in Morea (the medieval Peloponnese), on Mt. Taygetos, near ancient Sparta.

*GREECE ~ Mystras/Byzantine church Mystras was a fortified town in the Morea (the medieval Peloponnese), on Mt. Taygetos, near ancient Sparta

Statue of Leonidas I, Sparta. Leonidas, when viewing the might of the vast Persian army, is quoted saying: “If numbers are what matters, all Greece cannot match a small part of that army, but if courage is what counts, this number is sufficient.”

A modern statue of Leonidas, king of Sparta. It is at Thermopylae, the battlefield where he and his Spartans died bravely.

Monemvasia is a rock-island fortress connected to the mainland by a narrow causeway. Concealed on the rock is a medieval village so intact that, despite its modern bars, art galleries, restaurants and boutique hotels, it gives a good idea of what life must have been like in Byzantine Greece.

The Peloponnese in Greece

Monemvasia is a rock-island fortress connected to the mainland by a narrow…

Mystras, Sparta, Greece. A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Sparta: It was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece, situated on the banks of the Eurotas River in Laconia, in south-eastern Peloponnese. It emerged as a political entity around the century BC. It was a militaristic polis ruled by an oligarchy.

Diros Caves, #Peloponnese, Greece www.iridaresort.gr

Diros Caves: "The Diros cave system is one of the finest in the world, with its magical combination of stone and water, and even though it is now somewhat of a fairground ride the wonder still remains." The Peloponnese: the Bradt Guide

Theatre at Ancient Sparta, Sparta, Greece, Peloponnese

The Theatre at Ancient Sparta, Peloponnese, Greece

Sparta was a state that believed in skills and knowledge over the high life and fancy architecture. This was reflected in the buildings and architecture of Sparta. An ancient Spartan theater in ruins.

Mystras Fortress- Located Near Ancient Sparta Greece

Mystras Fortress- Located Near Ancient Sparta Greece.we were there before it was designated as a UNESCO world heritage site.

The Temple of Poseidon, Cape Sounio Greece https://www.facebook.com/AncientGreece.Sparta.Troy/photos/a.236725363121629.54556.235636036563895/523458817781614/?type=1

Temple of Poseidon, Sounio, Greece. Our tips for 25 Fun Places to Visit in Greece

The frescoes have been exposed to weather and war but are still beautiful in the churches of the Byzantine city of Mystras in ~Greece - Laconia-Sparta  (Greece has no money to restore them)

The frescoes have been exposed to weather and war but are still beautiful in the churches of the Byzantine city of Mystras in ~Greece - Laconia-Sparta (Greece has no money to restore them)

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