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Panathenaic Stadium

The Panathenaic Stadium (or Kallimarmaro, meaning "beautiful marble") is a multi-purpose stadium in Athens, Greece. One of the main historic attractions of Athens, it is the only stadium in the world built entirely of marble. Once used for the Panathenaic Games (around 330 BC), it was then rebuilt in marble by Herodus Atticus (by 144 AD). Largely abandoned between the 3rd and 19th century AD, it saw some of its former glory at the first modern Olympics in 1896 and was once again used as an Olympic venue in 2004. It is now the finishing point for the annual Athens Classic Marathon, and the last venue in Greece from where the Olympic flame handover ceremony to the host nation takes place.

Vasileos Konstantinou Avenue, Athens 116 35