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Agora

24 Adrianou, Athens 10555, Greece
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Ranked #20 of 193 attractions in Athens
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Ancient Ruins
Owner description: These ruins, located in the heart of modern Athens, were once the site of the marketplace in ancient times, a political, cultural and economic center... more » Owner description: These ruins, located in the heart of modern Athens, were once the site of the marketplace in ancient times, a political, cultural and economic center of the ancient world. « less
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Cairo, Egypt
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103 reviews 103 reviews
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I enjoyed my time in Ancient Agora. It was far more enjoyable than other places I had visited on my stay in Athens. This was a nice park area to walk around and visit some temples in ruins in a much more laid back atmosphere. It was also less busy than some of the other touristy areas which also made... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

This place is about the same for 2500+ years, used from the ancient Greeks and Romans as fleet market and is the same use today including most of the ancient ruins. The Ancient Agora of Classical Athens is the best-known example of an ancient Greek agora, located to the northwest of the Acropolis and bounded on the south by the... More

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The buildings and statues here are much better preserved and interesting. You may even want to visit here before the Acropolis.

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Winchester, Virginia
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302 reviews 302 reviews
214 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Admission comes with your ticket to the Acropolis so this is a must see. Not far from the Acropolis and not very crowded. Well preserved ruins. Easy stroll from one end to the other.

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Provo, UT
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

There is not much of the original agora that is intact here, so you have to look at diagrams and use your imagination a bit. The temple of Hephaestus and the restored agora building are highlights in this area, but the rest of it is low-lying foundations.

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London
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is the best attraction to my mind. Their small museum is fantastic I can't remember the last tıme I enjoyed a museum so much.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Also called the Ancient Agora (not to be confused with Roman Agora down the road) this is a huge open space with lots of ruins, a museum and the best part, the Temple of Hephaestus. The temple is probably the best preserved temple in Athens and is a must see. The agora itself is at the base of the Acropolis... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

You can spend half a day here going through antiquities and still miss much detail. The Temple of Hephaistos in many ways is more impressive thannthe Parthenon as it is almost an original complete structure. The Agora is a 'must see' sight in Athens,

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This was probably our favorite area to wander around and just look at the ruins. We 12€ to see all the major sites around the acropolis, so this was very cheap to visit. I do wish they had a map and more signs around this site with better descriptions of what you are viewing.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

it was good place to visit. Located close to Acropolis. It is quite big place and you can get combo ticket when you go to Acropolis.

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