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“Atmospheric” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tower of the Winds

Tower of the Winds
Athina 105, Athens, Greece
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Ranked #62 of 193 attractions in Athens
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Owner description: A graceful stone tower dating back to the first century AD.
Mold, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Atmospheric”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

When we visited this site on the way up to the Acropolis we were the only ones there for most of the time - on a Saturday! Really lovely, with a Byzantine church, the tower and the Roman forum. Also if you buy the joint ticket there you don`t have to queue at Acropolis! Beautiful and peaceful.

Visited March 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Meh! What a wasted opportunity!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

This should be a great opportunity to learn about the Roman Agora and the tower of the winds which is worth a visit to see but a lack of information, lack of care for the site and yet another graffiti-ridden area means 20 minutes and it is worth going somewhere better

Visited February 2013
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Bucharest, Romania
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“didnt pay to enter the site, still you can see it from outside the wall”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

easy to find, one of the archaeological sites of athens, with beautiful architecture. the site is not very big and there are not much to see so i didnt bother to pay the ticket to enter. took a few pictures from outside and read all the info i need from my travel book.

Visited February 2012
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Devon
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Expected more”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012 via mobile

,in my mind I had Imagined this to be both romantic and interesting and it disappointed on both counts. Would love to have known more and had a chance to get a better sence of the space; perhaps I am simply not being realistic.

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Athens
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“A part of the puzzle”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

One highlight when visiting Athens-down town, the ancient core of the center. In itself not really fascinating, but as a piece of the ancient puzzle it is contributing to the amazing atmosphere of plaka

Visited October 2012
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