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Panathenaic Stadium (Panathinaiko Stadio)

Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue, Athens 999-20, Greece
+30 210 325 1744
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Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Chester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Greece was our last stop in our European trip the summer of 1972 when I was a junior in college. I loved the history of ancient Greece and wanted to experience it for myself. We sailed to Athens from Brindisi, Italy, where we slept on deck b/c we couldn't afford the cabins-we were thrifty! The Parthenon was amazing-we took pics... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

This stadium was one of the highlights of my trip to Athens. Take a tour. It is worth it. Great place to take pictures. The stadium is impressive. Do not miss it!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Very interesting to see. Nicely built stadium for the Olympics . Close to a lot of attractions. Take the bus tour. You have headphones and can get off the bus to check out sites, then catch another bus later. Our pass was good for two days. The bus takes you all over the city to the sites and explains what... More

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Staten Island, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Very impressive stadium made of stone and held 68,000 people. Really nice photo ops. Also walk into the tunnel that leads the way to some interesting pics and articles about the stadium and then a bit further inside the have the torches from most of the previous Olympics on display

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

I found the stadium to be the best monument to go see. You do not get a grasp of its size and dimension until inside. They actually give you great access to walk the grounds and you can sit in the seats where the kings and queens sat and take photos were the medal winners stood before the crowd. The... More

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Shanghai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Impressive modern stadium. Possible to take pictures from the road but there is an admission charge if you want to go inside the stadium itself.

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london
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Stadium is undeniably impressive, but incredibly rude and surly employee ruined the experience for us. Very poor customer service (even by Greek standards).

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

It is hard to believe a 3 sided 70,000 seater stadium can be bulit entirely of stone. This is an impressive sight with the terracing soaring skyward. This was the sight of the first Olympics of the modern era. I was very impressed.

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Targoviste, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The ruins of Panathinaiko Stadio are definitely wonderful. It's nice to spend some time when in Athens climbing the stadium and sightseeing over the city..

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Ok, so I am an Olympics tragic but this place is great. You get a free self guided audio tour with the (very cheap) entry fee and get to enjoy a few hours of exploring and really taking in this all white marble wonder. Most tourists see it from the outside as a quick photo stop but its well worth... More

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