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Ancient Greek Medical Association Guide to the Asklepion Temples One of the best Asklepion Temples around is the one at Epidaurus.

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Ancient Greek Medical Association Guide to the Asklepion Temples One of the best Asklepion Temples around is the one at Epidaurus. It is in a quiet, secluded part of Greece and is perfect for anyone seeking spiritual and physical healing. I will now say that this superb Asklepion is strictly reserved for the middle to upper class citizens because it is out of the price range of those in the lower classes. ...read more.

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We have use of: * Sunk-in Stadium * Large gymnasium * Cleansing Baths * Temple of Artemus * Temple of Asklepius * Abaton-where patients sleep at night and are visited by Asklepius and his daughters, Panacea and Hygeia. Here at the Epidaurus Asklepion many things can happen to you. ...read more.

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The Abaton here is also one of the best in the country. It has had the most healings from Asklepion and his daughters for the last four years! That's quite a record! If you have not already heard about the Asklepion here at Epidaurus you must have been building a pyramid for the last 50 years! Just ask one of you higher class friends and I'm sure they will tell you the wonders of this superb Asklepion ...read more.

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