Not far North of Mt. Oylmpus there is another important place with historical significance: Pella. It is a village and a municipality in the Pella regional unit of Macedonia, Greece. It is located on the site of ancient Pella, the capital of the Kingdom of Macedonia and birthplace of Alexander The Great. The capital of the municipality is Giannitsa, the largest town of the regional unit. On the site of the ancient city of Pella is the Archaeological Museum of Pella.
Nahe am Olympmassiv liegt ein weiterer antiker Ort von weltgeschichtlicher Bedeutung: Pella Pella, Greece .