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Southwest view of the palace  
The Vergina palace
 
 
 
Ancient Theatre of Aigai
One of the oldest ancient Greek theatres is the famous theatre at Aiges, closely related to the political history of ancient Macedonia. At the centre of its orchestra was murdered in 336 BC King Philippe II on the day of his daughter's wedding, a fact signalling the rise to the throne of his son Alexander the Great. The theatre is located approximately 60m to the north of the palace's western wing; this leads to the conclusion that both buildings made part of a unified architectural plan and held ...
 
 
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External view of the tomb  
Aigai, The tomb of Philipp II
 
 
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Aigai, the so-called tomb of Persephone
 
 
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View of the tomb with the "free columns"  
Aigai, the so-called tomb of the ''free columns''
 
 
 
Church of Saint Demetrios at Palatitsia
 
 
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External view of the tomb  
Aigai, the tomb of Alexander IV