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Parthenon

Acropolis | Top of Dionyssiou Areopagitou, Athens 10558, Greece
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Private Walking Tour: The Acropolis
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Ranked #7 of 208 Attractions in Athens
Type: Ancient Ruins, Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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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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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

perfect, that's it, just full of tourists, avoid midday with the sun, best views are from the opposite side of the Propilaeum (entrance)

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Long walk to the top of the hill but well worth the trip! Awesome views, totally breathtaking... Make sure you wear a hat & sunscreen & also take a bottle of water. No other drinks are allowed!

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

The history is impressive and the remaining structures represent the greatness of their time. We have been there a few times, and must say that it is increasingly busier with tourist.

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Wigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Its a good idea to choose your visiting time carefully. Early morning or late afternoon seem to be best. Cruise ship tours arrive in the morning and the Acropolis can often be very crowded, especially in summer. Good walking shoes are needed as the walk up is on stone polished by thousands of feet. The site itself should be magnificent,... More

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Caldwell, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

By climbing up to the top is worth every breath. It is amazing when this place was founded and built since 3 BC. Every inch has an interesting story to share. The entrance cost Euro 12 per person, It is pricey but the ticket covers all of the other places around it and is valid for 4 days. Take your... More

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Wemyss Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Just being there with all the history that surrounds it was mind blowing. i dislike the way some tourists did not respect the boundaries put in place to preserve this wonder for the future.

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Yes, you will have to walk up the hill and climb the stairs, but it is totally worth it. Learning about the history of the Parthenon and the Acropolis was one of the highlights of our time in Athens.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

A great place to look all over Athens from.Lots of restoration going on.Go earlier on as can be quite hot in the middle of the day.See the Acropolis museum first.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

This is one of the Athen´s monument´s that are a must see. Carefull with the time of the climb, best be there very early in the morning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Now this IS a Temple! Conveys very well how seriously the Greeks took their grids. Beautiful proportions. Wish the area had been less crowded.

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