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Panathenaic Stadium (Panathinaiko Stadio)

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Address: Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue, Athens 999-20, Greece
Phone Number: +30 210 325 1744
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Description: The Old Olympic Stadium in Athens Greece, built of granite in late 19th...
The Old Olympic Stadium in Athens Greece, built of granite in late 19th century on the site of ancient Athens from the 4th Century; hosted the first modern games in1896.
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This amazing and beautiful marble stadium was built in the 4th century BC.İt has been restored twice and its capacity is 70 000 spectators.İn 1896,the first Modern Olumpic Games... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

This amazing and beautiful marble stadium was built in the 4th century BC.İt has been restored twice and its capacity is 70 000 spectators.İn 1896,the first Modern Olumpic Games were held here.So,while visiting the city centre at yr own or through a organized tour,pls have sometime here an try to feel what had happened in the past in this amazing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

It is not expensive and the fee includes an audio guide. It is very interesting with spectacular views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I live 5 minutes from here and it's crazy that I can go see such a big part of history whenever I want. Easy to stumble upon and an inexpensive place to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Love to run and had to fit in some sprints here. Arrived at 730am with my executed waiver and paid 3 Euros to get onto the track. I thought it was free, but the guy at the gate said "100 years free, but now Greece bad, so 3 euros". It was well worth it. Track is a kind of hard... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The only venue we visited twice in Athens - wonderful. Could walk on the track, anywhere in the beautiful stands and through the main tunnel. Children, in particular, loved running on the track. Great views from top of stand of Acropolis and of Lycabetus Hill. Not to be missed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

It is totally worth visiting this fantastic attraction/monument. At first I was not sure of what I was going to find but once I saw it, even before entering, I was absolutely taken away not only by the size but the beauty. In this place is where you understand the Olympic spirit. The museum inside is great, specially the Olympic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This large stadium, is a must see. It is right in the middle of the city, with the National Gardens close by. Be sure to get the free Audio Guide, which is amazing and takes us through the highs and lows of the stadium in history, It was like experiencing everything ourselves. Great Audio tour

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

You could actually feel the crowd, the winning, the competition, the museum was amazing. Well worth the visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

It is also not far from the Roman ruins, the Tsapa gardens and the national gardens (formerly the Royal Gardens). This Stadium was built for the Olympics over 100 years ago, but was used again in the more recent one.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Although the employees that were working there in the day I went weren't very friendly (a weird thing , because greek people are lovely) , once you buy the tickets you get a headphone that gives you a tour ( they have it in many languages) ! WARNING : In greece , it's always good if you have your student... More 

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