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View looking northwest along the eastern edge of the Palaestra. The Palaestra’s inner open court was 215 x 215 ft. [66 x 66 m.] square and was used for practicing events such as wrestling. It was surrounded on all sides by a covered Doric colonnade (visible in the image) and rooms led off this colonnade on three sides. One of the excavators of
The Palaestra is located to the northwest of the
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