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Parthenon

Address: Acropolis | Top of Dionyssiou Areopagitou, Athens 10558, Greece
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Private Walking Tour: The Acropolis
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Ranked #3 of 178 Attractions in Athens
Type: Ancient Ruins, Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Owner description: The majestic ruins of an ancient Greek building, known for its...
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Owner description: The majestic ruins of an ancient Greek building, known for its dignified white marble columns and perfect sense of proportion.
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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Wear comfy shoes because there is a lot of walking involved! It was a beautiful sight and many places to take beautiful pictures and over see the city! A must stop in Athens!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

What can you say about the Parthenon that hasn't been said before? It's amazing, I only wish it wasn't covered in so much scaffolding but it has to be done. Incredible views back over Athens, urban sprawl like I've never seen before.

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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Fantastic to be there but renovation work has 30% of the building covered by scaffold and cranes. They seem to be doing everything at once leaving little chance of a clear photograph

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Ankeny, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This is a no brainer when you are in Athens and should be one of the top sites to see when you are in town. We traveled here on a Med cruise and took a private tour. The Parthenon is a place you see in history classes and blows you away when you finally see it from far away. Part... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

A must see. Great view of the city. History! Nice walk all around the place. You can feel the mood hit you! Great food near by as well!

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

To walk in the steps of ancient times made the trip special and meaningful. Seeing it in person was so much more impressive than any book magazine or video can do for you.

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Dallas , TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

For tourists, yes, this is the No. 1 place to go in the Athens. It is on top of the hill in the Athens. Buy a unified ticket to visit most attractions in Athens

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Mons, Hainaut, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

It's very impressive when you know the history behind the structure. They are working on the buildings, trying to put it like it was. The view from the Parthenon is beautiful.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is a no brainer...the view of Athens was gorgeous. There were a lot of people there, but it didn't feel crowded or overwhelming. Everyone was very friendly as well!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

A beautiful place to see some ancient buildings and give you a touch of history. Also a very nice view over Athens. You can see 10+km on a nice day.

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