The Agora is today an open space full of the footprints of buildings that have disappeared. It's an archaeological treasure house, containing the remains of buildings in a space that's been used since 3,000 years before Christ.
There was a long period as a cemetery before its later uses as a town square came to the fore. The agora is sometimes described as a market place but it was a multi-layer and multi-purpose space where people traded worshipped and governed at different times over the ages. Today, it's a good place to sit and meditate on what the area has seen in the past.
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