Panathinaiko Stadium- the first Olympic Stadium

The Panathenaic or Panathinaiko Stadium, also known as the Kallimarmaro “beautifully marbled”, is an athletic stadium in Athens that hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896Image credit: Wikimedia Commons

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Reconstructed from the remains of the ancient Greek stadium, the Panathinaiko is the only major stadium in the world built entirely of white marble (from Mount Penteli) and one of the oldest stadiums in the world.

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Panathinaiko Stadium- the first Olympic Stadium

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Panathenaic Stadium 1896 oppening. Image credit: Wikimedia Commons

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