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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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Obviously, if you visit Acropolis you will also visit Parthenon, so basically all of the tourists will do both ;) So be warned that it gets packed and try, like us, to arrive as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Obviously, if you visit Acropolis you will also visit Parthenon, so basically all of the tourists will do both ;) So be warned that it gets packed and try, like us, to arrive as early as possible, also to avoid the heat. It is so impressive so take as many photos as possible 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

You can't go to Athens and not see the Parthenon. It's like the Eiffel Tower to Paris, only this one is ancient and full of history. In addition, the view from there is astounding. I think it's best seeing the Parthenon and the whole Acropolis with a guide who can tell the history and explain how the Parthenon was built... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Wow, I can't believe it took me this long to discover Greece!! What a fantastic experience!! Out of 26 trips to Europe, Athens, Greece had the most to offer. I am a real fan of historical vacations, and Rome had been my favorite, however Athens beat Rome by a 10 to 1 margin! This is where it all began. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

That was one of the fantastic places in our Athens travel. If you will travel to Athens, You should visit that fantastic place.

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Kapaa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

From high school mythology classes to here, amazing. It was a honor to see the scope of the crafts, the engineering of movements and The unbelievable design. Everywhere is brilliant thinking. Bravo

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Lima, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Awesome. Feels like being part of history Just by being there. You can walk to the top and ask how to go down to the Ancient Agora. You can do the visit in one day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This was a awe-inspiring piece if history to visit. It was certainly worth the walk to the top and would recommend this a lot. There were many tours available but I found the FREE Rick Steve's audio guide that my wife and I used to navigate through the Parthenon to be FANTASTIC. I would highly recommend this app for many... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Try to get there early to be ahead of the crowds. If you go with a tour group they will get you there early. The structure and engineering that took place here must have been marvelously outer-worldly to crusaders, travelers , warriors, and the like back in the day. Make sure you have extra batteries with you as the Athens... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Saw this set of ruins as part of a educational tour. They are fantastic! Lots to see and it provides a great view of Athens. Make sure you go to the Parthenon Museum to get the full effect of it all.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I thought the Climbing of the Acropolis would have been an ordeal but it went quite swiftly. Propyleen already are impressive but wait till you get inside. The partenon really is gargantuan. Mayor reconstructionworks have been done in the previous years. Go visit the partenon early (opens at 8 o'clock) the you can take pictures without being hindered by a... More 

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