Short description of the monuments at ancient Olympia

3D reconstructions:
Some of the most important buildings in ancient Olympia rendered in three-dimensions.

3D reconstruction of the Temple of Zeus in ancient Olympia.

Other games:
Short reference on other famous contests in ancient Greece

In the first person:
Young Ariston shares his experience in the Olympic Games

Olympic victors:
Database of the ancient Olympic victors based on each athletic event and each Olympiad

Specimen sources


Topography of Ancient Olympia



Theikoleon lay in the outer side of the west side of the enclosure of the Altis, in the south of the Palaestra and the north of the Leonidaion. This was a small square building with a peristyle yard that housed the priests of Olympia that were named Theikoloi.