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Pausanias in Chaidari

The ancient monuments of Chaidari may be accurately traced through the writings of Pausanias, the meticulous traveller of the 2nd century AD. Pausanias passed through the area of modern Chaidari in order to visit the Eleusinian sanctuary, both due to the fame of the place as well as the fact that the traveller had been an initiate.

The ancient monuments of Chaidari may be accurately traced through the writings of Pausanias, the meticulous traveller of the 2nd century AD. Pausanias passed through the area of modern Chaidari in order to visit the Eleusinian sanctuary, both due to the fame of the place as well as the fact that the traveller had been an initiate.