The Temple of Amphiaraos in Oropos, Greece, was an ancient healing sanctuary dedicated to the god Amphiaraos. Amphiaraos was a hero in Greek mythology who was said to have the power to cure the sick and help with other ailments through prophecy and oracular prophecy.
The temple was located in the region of Attica, near the city of Oropos, on the banks of the river Erythros. It was an important religious center in ancient Greece and attracted a large number of visitors seeking healing and advice from the god. The temple was considered one of the most important healing sanctuaries in the ancient world and was known for its oracle and therapeutic facilities.
The temple was built in the 4th century BCE and was destroyed and rebuilt several times over the centuries. The current ruins of the temple date back to the 2nd century BCE. It is believed that the temple was destroyed by the Roman general Sulla in 86 BCE during his campaign in Greece.
The temple was a complex of buildings that included a main temple, a theater, a stadium, and several other structures. The main temple was dedicated to Amphiaraos and his wife, Eriphyle, and was surrounded by a walled courtyard. Inside the main temple was a statue of the god, which was said to have the power to speak and give advice to those who came to seek help.
In addition to its religious and ceremonial functions, the temple also had healing facilities such as a sacred spring, a gymnasium, and a healing center where patients could receive treatment. The temple was also known for its oracle, which was said to be able to predict the future and help people make important decisions.
The site is now an archaelogical site open to public as well as a parkland and visitor can see the ruins of the temple, theater, and other structures and learn about the history and significance of the temple.