The first Modern Olympic Games were held there making the stadium a monument of significant importance. It is the only stadium in the world made from white marble and has a capacity of 60.000 spectators.
One of the main historic attractions of Athens, it is the only stadium in the world built entirely of marble. A stadium was built on the site of a simple racecourse by the Athenian statesman Lykourgos (Lycurgus) c. 330 BC, primarily for the Panathenaic Games.
Panathenaikon [Panathenaic] Stadium, a remarkable construction, was made of white marble. The horse-shoe shaped stadium faces the National Garden.
The Panathenaic Stadium or Kallimarmaro (beautiful marble) is a multi-purpose stadium in Athens. One of the main historic attractions of Athens, it is the only stadium in the world built entirely of marble.
The stadium was built in the 4th century BC and restored for the first modern Olympic games in 1896.
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