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View looking south at the Olympic Stadium in
This modern stadium was rebuilt along the lines of the ancient one between 1896 and 1906. It is built primarily of Pentelic marble and seats 70,000 spectators. It hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. It was the scene of the opening ceremonies of the 2004 Olympic Games in
The main stadium for the 2004 Olympics is in Maroussi, a suburb of
Image courtesy of Jerry Hawkes.