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Acropolis (Akropolis)

Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, Athens 10558, Greece
30 210 9238175
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Ranked #8 of 203 Attractions in Athens
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Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Ancient Ruins
Activities: Walking
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: The most famous site in all of Athens, this large hill lies in the center of the city and contains a cluster of ancient ruins.
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St Louis
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

One hint-wait to take your photos until you are on the upper area. It looks like there is nothing to see at the upper viewing area but that is where the best photo shots can be taken.,I ended up erasing all the earlier photos once I was up on the spot. It is across the way from the temple. Looks... More

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toronto
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

The Akropolis is a must see whilst in Athens. Lot's of walking up to the site, wear comfortable shoes., and sunscreen, as you are out in the open. Careful not to pick up any thing or stand on any walls, you will hear a whislte to tell you to get off.

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Cornwall, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

wow ,where to begin.as you climb up towards the acropolis,you know something wonderful and big and old is going to be there.imagine the work,the people,the history.as you get closer the realization that you are where many walked a very long time ago.you begin to think about How this could have been built without all the modern tools.how the built it... More

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

whilst on a Thomson Cruise, we had the opportunity to visit Athens. although not impressed by the city. the trip to the Acropolis was well worth it. the ticket value was exceptional, for 12 euros, we could get access to four attractions in the city. The monuments on top of the Acropolis were being restored, but that did not take... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Get there early when it is just open, so, you will have less people around, and the whole site looks glorious under the morning sun. The climb to the main site is a little steep, so wear steady shoes. Another thing, most of artifacts have been moved to Acropolis museum, so, you don't need a lot of time to cover... More

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Buckinghamshire, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

The Acropolis seems to get bigger as you approach it. Amazing sight. Be careful when walking on the marble as it is slippy. We saw several people fall over and it was not wet.

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

It is worth the climb up the hill to visit this whole area, a real must see when you come to Athens.

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Thessaloniki
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW via mobile

If it was one place on earth to go,certainly I would go to Akropolis.. It a place all in one..a place to meet yourself a place to learn.Also, The excellent view of Athens and the family restaurants make it touching the excellence.

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Valladolid, Castilla y Leon, Spain
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

It is worthy the walk, even the price (12 €) since you can enter another 5 historical sites with the tickect. Be advised, the road is dusty and windy, wear comfortable clothes and avoid suits or leather shoes (they will end up cover in white dust)

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Central New York
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

This was a must-see on our list . . . what an amazing history the monuments have. Parthenon was mostly covered in scaffolding but it didn't matter. Still awesome to be there. Best to go early in the morning before the tour groups start arriving ad before it gets too hot.

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