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Roman Agora (Forum)

Athens, Greece
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Ranked #79 of 178 Attractions in Athens
3.5 of 5 stars 119 Reviews
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Limassol, Cyprus
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

In the heart of Athens I couldn't believe there could be such a fantastic stroll. The ancient agora (forum), the god Ifaistos temple and the entire area with the ancient ruins impressed me deeply. The area around the agora was also very impressive. As you walk in the graphic alleys of monastiraki and plaka ancient ruins almost jump out in... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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181 reviews 181 reviews
114 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Beautifully preserved ancient agora next to Monastiraki metro station and close proximity to Acropolis and many many restaurants nearby.

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Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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146 reviews 146 reviews
95 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Long walk from Acropolis but more amazing ruins and statues everywhere. The Stoas were a surprise as they had completely restored one to display all the statues. It would be better if they restored it so you could see how the Agora's operated.

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Bucharest, Romania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

On Adrianou St (Monastiraki) you will find the Roman agora and the tower of the winds. All over the place, and also outside, on the streets, you will see the traces of our ancient history. This Agora was built 100 years BC, placed quite near of the Ancient Agora, improved during Hadrian domination. The intention was to move the social... More 

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

otherwise it's just and old ruins and rubble. Like most of Athens ruin, we can't fully understand / recreate the building in our head. Luckily this agora is situated near other site and the plaka - so no time wasted, just drop by when you're in the neighborhood

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London, Canada
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10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Long walk from Acropolis but more amazing ruins and statues everywhere. The Stoas were a surprise as they had completely restored one to display all the statues. A large area but worth the effort.

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Redhead, New South Wales, Australia
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46 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The Roman Agora is worth a quick visit while your in Athens. You may need to do some quick reading of the signs as when we were there people (tourists) were just rude and push you out the way.

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Interesting but most can be seen quite well from outside. If you have bought a ticket which includes this site and are really interested in the Roman world then it is worth going inside to explore more fully. Peaceful area with good cafes around.

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Oslo, Norway
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47 reviews 47 reviews
23 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I loved this place, but there was barely any information about the things that were there! I mean, i could see that there was an arch of some kind and some stones, but it would have been so much better if they could tell me more about the site! Some history would be great at such a historical place! Entrance... More 

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Palermo, Italy
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345 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

If Acropolis has surprised me, I haven't enjoyed the Roman Agora as much. Not so much has been left and it is not saved in a good way. Still worth to see, but Athens has definetely something better to offer!

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