The Archaeological Site of Philippi and ruins of a Macedon city

These ruins are considered the most important archaeological site in Eastern Macedonia. The settlement called Krinides was originally founded by the people of Thasos in 360 BC. However, when King Philip II of Macedon was asked to help keep order in the city, he decided to conquer the city instead since it was ideally situated for economics and battle. Once he conquered it, he fortified it and named it after himself!
All in all, you cannot go wrong visiting any of these ancient sites which form the basis of the historical record in Western Europe. From exquisite ancient Classical temples and archaeological treasures to stunning vistas over the sea and islands which make you feel you are part of the history of this great nation, Greece truly has it all for any traveler.

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