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ocated around an hour’s drive from Athens, the archaeological site of Ancient Corinth is the perfect place for a day trip. Once one of the wealthiest city states in the country thanks to its position between the Peloponnese and central Greece, Ancient Corinth was a great commercial and trade centre, renowned for exporting black-figure pottery until the mid-6th century BCE. The site boasts a fortified acropolis, the Acrocorinth, on a steep monolithic rock above Ancient Corinth, where parts from the Classical period are still visible alongside fortifications that were added

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