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“One for us stadium/Olympic buffs” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Panathenaic Stadium (Panathinaiko Stadio)

Panathenaic Stadium (Panathinaiko Stadio)
Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue, Athens 999-20, Greece
+30 210 325 1744
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Ranked #13 of 178 Attractions in Athens
4.5 of 5 stars 1,143 Reviews
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Landmarks
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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.
Manila, Philippines
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“One for us stadium/Olympic buffs”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Very well done and well preserved.

Hats off to the Athenians for maintaining this site so beautifully. The audio guide (I think comes with the fee) but get it anyway.

This site is probably more for those of us who like the Olympics/stadiums but worth a visit even if you are mildly interested.

Visited December 2012
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“Late opening”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

They were over half an hour late opening the stadium, but when they finally got it open, it was worth the wait. There's a museum down the tunnel and the whole thing is an amazing work in marble!!

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“The Original Olympic Stadium”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Liked the restoration of the ancient Panathenaic Stadium for the 1896 Olympic Games.
Saw it several times while in a car. If we had more time would have stopped and seen it better.

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“Where it all.started....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

Place where the modern Olympics started... A must see when you visit Athens. Just try and imagine how it all looked like before copyright and all the money everybody else makes on.the athletes

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“Marble Stadium”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Unique and historic as the location of the first modern era Olympic games in 1896. Pretty cool, but hard to get to...

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