The Temple of Epicurius Apollo

Temple of Apollo Epicurius1The temple of epicurius apollo is one of the greatest temple of seniority.The temple erected the second half of 5th century (420-410 BC) from Ictinus, the architect of Parthenon.

It is dedicated, from the residents of Figaleia to Apollo because it is said that Apollo helped the residents to face an epidemic of plague.

It is built 90 kilometres southeast of Katakolon and in altitude 1130 metres between Ileia, Messinia and Arcadia. At 1986 it is declared an UNESCO World Heritage. For a transfer at the temple from Katakolon we need about 4 hours.