Athens 1896 / 2004; Panathenaic Stadium

Panathenaic Stadium Athens | BK on Flickr | Panathenaic Stadium (Panathinaiko Stadio), Photo credit: RzlBrz007700 | (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Panathenaic Stadium Athens | BK on Flickr | Panathenaic Stadium (Panathinaiko Stadio), Photo credit: RzlBrz007700 | (CC BY-SA 2.0)

 

Panathenaic Stadium: Facts & Figures

Timeline

  • 6th century BC: Simple racecourse
  • 330 BC: First stadium built for the Panathenaic Games
  • 144 AD: Rebuilt in marble (50,000 seats)
  • 4th century: Stadium abandoned
  • 1869: Stadium excavated
  • 1896: After renovation the main venue for the first modern Olympics
  • 2004: Used for the Athens 2004 Olympic Games

 

 

Location

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