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Travel - Touring the Peloponnese

Where the culture of Ancient Greece merges with the present and casts its spell on the future Olympics

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When the Olympic Summer Games return to Greece this August most of the venues will be in and around Athens but one event, the shot put, will be held in Olympia, in the Original Stadium near the Temple of Zeus. And Olympic athletes will once again compete on the turf where it all began nearly 3,000 years ago.