The foundation of Messene begins with bloodshed: the Theban general, Epaminondas, stood off against an opposing Spartan force at the Battle of Leuctra. The city that was built after the battle stood as a testament to his victory. Discover one of Ancient Greece's later cities and see the well-preserved stadium, along with classical columnated struc...
- * Skip-the-line entrance to the archaeological site of Ancient Messene (Ancient Messini)
- * Entrance to the Museum of Ancient Messene
- * Free entry for EU citizens under 24, disabled visitors (67%+) + 1 escort & EU university students (with valid ID) * Reduced tickets available on site for EU seniors 65+ & non-EU university students Show your smartphone ticket at the entrance. Please note that the validity mentioned on your ticket was extended until 31 October.
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