Bassae

We decided in the afternoon to set off into the mountains to see the Temple of Apollo Epikourios, a place of pilgrimage for the early Greek Revivalists and described and recorded by C.R. Cockerell.   It is impossibly remote, now protected by a huge surreal canvas tent which somehow adds to the quality of its fragile survival, stripped of its sculptural decoration, but still magnificently fine, hiding inside.

This is the tent:-

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This is the temple inside:-

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