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Address: Acropolis | Top of Dionyssiou Areopagitou, Athens 10558, Greece
Description: The majestic ruins of an ancient Greek building, known for its dignified...
The majestic ruins of an ancient Greek building, known for its dignified white marble columns and perfect sense of proportion.
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Overwhelming, knock-out, stunning. Lovely walk around the Acropolis in order to reach the Parhenon. Take care : crowdy !

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Overwhelming, knock-out, stunning. Lovely walk around the Acropolis in order to reach the Parhenon. Take care : crowdy !

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Tons of people, but for a good reason. Structures, like the Parthenon, give me a greater appreciation of history and the people who constructed these buildings. Take the time to explore here.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Amazing! It's hard to appreciate from pictures. They don't do it justice. A must when you're in Athens. Get a tour. We didn't, and felt we missed out hugely as you don't get enough info from the placards and notice boards. The crowds build from 1100 on, so the earlier the better. There is very little cover from the sun,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Even though there is scaffolding and work being done on the Parthenon, it is incredible!! Sometimes hard to believe that this was built so many years ago without modern machinery. This was our favorite site of all that we saw in Athens.

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Sydney Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I have been here four times over the past 43 years. I wonder if they will ever finish the reconstruction. But it is magnificent. Go late in the afternoon to avoid the heat and the crowds. Wear good walking shoes as the trip up is very slippery.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

It was amazing to learn that this magnificent structure was built in 15 years and so sadly destroyed by successive conquerors. The views are fantastic.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Disappointing that you can't walk in. Heavy construction equipment operating, but it is a highlight when combined with the museum below. Walk down the Theater of Dionysis side, see the theater and then you'll arrive at museum. Nice outdoor cafe's there too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Pretty neat to see the old buildings from 2,500 years ago. The bad part is they are constantly repairing the Parthenon as it is falling apart. so in some views, the cranes will be in the way.

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Worth the long walk on a hot day, stout foot ware and don't forget a bottle of water etc Just amazing how it was built and how it has lasted so long

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

This is truly an ancient historical site. Greece has tried very hard to make their ancient sites easily accessible. Like most of the ancient sites we visited while in Greece, it requires walking on irregular surfaces as you might expect. And of course this is on top of a hill, so there is quite a bit of climbing involved. The... More 

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