The New Archaeological Museum of Patras is located in the city of Patras, Greece. It opened on July 24, 2009. The construction plans for the museum were initially announced by the then Minister of Culture, Melina Mercouri. However, the construction plans did not materialise until 2004.
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They met in underground temples, called mithraea (singular mithraeum), which survive in large numbers. The cult appears to have had its centre in Rome. Numerous archaeological finds, including meeting places, monuments and artifacts, have contributed to modern knowledge about Mithraism throughout the Roman Empire.
Welcome to Patras, a bustling student city, a place where entertainment, history and culture mingle together to create a destination filled with wonderful discoveries. Start your exploration around the city from Aghiou Nikolaou (Ayiou Nikoláou), the most famous pedestrian street. There, 192 steps await to lead you to the Old City.
With its much desired location, Paralia Proastiou is the place to be while in Patra. With a wide number of attractions to discover, this sought-after part of town will not cease to amaze you. Paralia Proastiou is blessed with lively surroundings, fine restaurants, shopping areas and stunning attractions.
It is 1.5 km (0.93 mi) from downtown Patras, next to the city's main north-south street, Gounari Street. It features a fountain, many sidewalks, palm trees and playgrounds. A bronze statue of Germanos of Patras stands on the northern end, while a memorial plaque to people executed in the Axis occupation of Greece stands on the south-western corner.
Near the square of Agios Georgios lies the Ancient Odeon of Patras, which was built in the mid-2nd century, shortly before the Herod Atticus Odeon. It has all the basic parts of a theater, auditorium, orchestra, proscenium, stage and backstage and its capacity amounts to approximately 2,500 spectators.
The religion was inspired by Persian worship of the god Mithra (proto-Indo-Iranian Mitra), though the Greek Mithras was linked to a new and distinctive imagery, and the level of continuity between Persian and Greco-Roman practice is debated. The mysteries were popular in the Roman military.
St Andrew's Cathedral or Cathedral Church of Saint Andrew (Greek: Ιερός Ναός Αγίου Ανδρέου) is a Greek Orthodox basilica in the west side of the city center of Patras in Greece. Along with the nearby old church of St. Andrew (Greek: Παλαιός Ιερός Ναός Αγίου Ανδρέου), it constitutes a place of pilgrimage for Christians from all over the world.
Drepano – Patra Location Drepano is a village in the municipality of Patras, Achaea, Greece. In 2001, it had a population of 388. It is situated on the river Volinaios, about 60 m above sea level. It is 2 km west of Psathopyrgos and 7 km northwest of Rio. The Greek National Road 8A (Athens – Corinth – Patras) passes north of the village.