- The Archaeological Museum of Sparta with its amazing artifacts and statues, and contains; Roman sculptures, small objects from sanctuaries at Sparta, mosaics, Laconian reliefs, inscribed stella from the temple of Artemis Orthia, prehistoric collections.
- The Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil witch is nicely set and it is very informative of the history of the olive cultivation and the produce of olive oil since ancient times. Here you will find out about the many varieties of olives and all the relevant details, and see many works of the art figure from over fifteen thousand years old fossilized leaves coming from Santorini.
- The Acropolis of Sparta situated on a hillside just outside the town center and consists of the ancient Roman Agora, Temple of Athena Chalkionos, the Theatre, the church of the Christ Sovoir, the cyclical building and the remains of many other elements. Visiting the remains of the Acropolis, you may still see traces of the Spartan glory.
- The ancient theater of Sparta, is an atmospheric site. Two walls were composed of limestone while the center and the stage were white marble. At the Byzantine era much of the marble that formed the seats was removed to use it for the building of Mistras. What is left today, is only the orchestra, the stage and few other excavations have been of it excavated. Although there arent a lot of ruins left in place due to all past wars, it has a great atmosphere and you can imagine the theater built into the side of the hill. You get a real sense of space.
- Temple of Artemis Orthia at the entrance of the city. This is the place Spartan boys became men. maybe the ruins themselves are not anything fabulous but if you want to see authentic stuff, this is worth visiting. Visiting the temple of Artemis will tell you more than thousand words.
The Menelaion is one of worlds most astounding places, and you will be in beautiful setting with the most glorious views. You look over the ancient Evrotas valley and Sparta and see the majestic peaks of the Taygetos mountains. There are two impressing monuments at this place, a bronze age palace and a classical/hellenistic shrine. Both are well preserved.
Mystras only 7km from Sparta, Mystras was the capital of the Despotate of Morea and the second city of the Byzantine Empire for long period of its history. A unique site for anyone into history and the relation art / history / religion / culture. The place is mystic with Byzantine ruins and you can walk inside the ancient castle. Explore the byzantine Churches are still standing in good shape with magnificently preserved frescoes.