The Archaelogical Area of Dion
Dion is located 30 km away from Cape Blue Apartments is best known for its
great ancient Macedodian sanctuary of Zeus and city much of which is visible
in the Archaelogical Park of Dion and the Archaelogical Museum of Dion.
In the Archaelogical Museum of Dion you can admire statues, votive and
tombstones, coins and various other objects that the excavations in the
sanctuaries, large thermae revelead. One of the most important exhibits of
the Museum is Hydraylis, one of the oldest known musical instruments. It
dates back to the 1st century BC. and is the oldest of its kind that has been
found so far. It is the first key instrument of antiquity and a precursor to the
ecclesiastical organ of western Europe.
At the Ancient theater of Dion during the summer takes place the well known
Olympus Festival which hosts many cultural events as concerts,
theatrical plays etc