Place:Olympia, Elis, West Greece, Greece

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NameOlympia
Alt namesOlimbiasource: Wikipedia
Olimpiasource: Wikipedia
Olympí'asource: Wikipedia
Olýmpiasource: Wikipedia
TypeCity
Located inElis, West Greece, Greece


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Olympia (Greek: Olympía), a sanctuary of ancient Greece in Elis, is known for having been the site of the Olympic Games in classical times, the most famous games in history.

The Olympic Games were held every four years throughout Classical Antiquity, from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD. The first Olympic Games were in honor of Zeus.

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