Delphi : The gymnasium

Like most of the greek cities, Delfi had its own Gymnasium, for the training of the young athlets.
 
Delphi - The gymnasium The gymnasium, seen from the road leading also to the sanctuary of Athena Proneia. In the background, the valley leading to Itea.
Delphi - The gymnasium In the foreground, the remainings of the pillars spliting the 'xystos dromos', and the 'paradromis', places used to practice in bad or good weather. In the background, the hall, the pool, and the baths.
Delphi - The gymnasium The remainings of the gymnasium.
Delphi - The gymnasium The remainings of the gymnasium.
Delphi - The gymnasium The 'xystos dromos', the former covered lanes.The sanctuary of Apollo is in the far background, against the hill.