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Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus

The sanctuary of the healing gods Apollo and his son, Asklepios, in Epidaurus was the most important therapeutic center of antiquity. This model healing center for the soul and body exerted great influence on all the Asklepieia of the Greco-Roman world and led to the birth of medical science. Its main monuments date back to the 4th century BC and include the famous theatre, which is a masterpiece of architecture with perfect acoustics.

Date of entry into UNESCO's List of World Heritage Sites
1988

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