The ancient city of Aigai, near Vergina

Aiagai was the first capital of the Kingdom of Macedonia, but amazingly was only discovered in the 19th century. This ancient city was home to the family of Philip II and Alexander the Great. While there you can see ruins of the theatre, the sanctuaries of Eukleia and the Mother of the Gods, the city walls, and the royal burial grounds, containing more than 500 tumuli, dating from the 11th to the 2nd century BC.

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