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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just next to acropolis, you can get a full Athens view from there. Pnyx hill on the south, thisseio next, while you are above Athens agora. What else!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank cathpain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Situated In front of the main entrance to the Acropolis is this rock outcrop which is great to climb and view the area. There is a modern staircase added as well as steps of a sort worn into the rock. Beware as it is very...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank kathinated
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent Athens view super windy, but very smooth steep slippery marble rocks. Please wear good shoes to walk up.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank snowtracy
Reviewed March 10, 2019

Great views to the rest of the city, This is where St Paul preached to the Athenians. Very cool, steps are steep and uneven so be careful.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

The council of the Areopagus met here several centuries ago. I found it fulfilling to finally get to the place where Apostle Paul delivered his apologetics. It offers a good opportunity to have a panoramic view of the ancient Athens as well. Very close to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

A little climb but not to difficult. The views are spectacular especially at night when the city lights up. A must visit!!!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LynseyUK55
Reviewed December 26, 2018

The Areopagus Hill offers unbeatable views of the Acropolis, Athens, Agora, Plaka etc. It is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 5, 2018

This place is also known as “Mars Hill”. This prominent rock outcropping is very close to the exit from the Acropolis. You’ll need to climb up a metal staircase to get to the top. There is no admission fee to climb up. According to mythology,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Bill C
Reviewed November 3, 2018

From this rock you have great views over the Ancient Agora and the Acropolis. According to mythology it was here that Ares was tried by the council of the gods for the murder of the son of Poseidon.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NoeB1
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Located just off a main road in plaka near the acropolis, this hill is a safe way to get a beautiful view of the city, and especially the acropolis which is next door. There are a few people that come for sunrise but it feels...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Omonia
Omonia Square is as plain in appearance as Syntagma is
grand. Surrounded largely by functional blocks from
the 1950s and 60s and no longer boasting its
underground stalls, the square is now mostly
frequented by immigrants and bargain shoppers. The
most rewarding area to explore is to the south. Set
off down Athinas Street, with the Acropolis gradually
coming into focus in the distance, and you will get a
...More
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