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Olympeion

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Olympeion is the largest temple of Greece. Its realization was spread out over more than 700 years. Started in VIth century before Christ with Pisistrat, construction stopped fot want of means. It is Hadrian who finished the construction of the temple into 125. The proportions of the 104 Corinthian columns are impressive (17 m high). There remains only 15 columns today.