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Built on the site of ancient Sparta, today's city was designed in the 19C. It featurs a cosmopolitan flare and lively culture.

Sparta, (officially Sparti) is a city in Laconia, Greece. It lies at the site of ancient Sparta. In the center of the city there is the Archaeological Museum and in the North West end is the Tomb of Leonidas, also known as Leonidaion and there is a tavern in front of the temple named Leonidas. North of the modern city start the ruins of the ancient Sparta. Every September since 1983 the Spartathlon takes place here. It is an ultramarathon starting in Athens and finishing in Sparta, with many international participants.
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