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Address: | Acropolis, Athens 105 58, Greece
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Stunning Place!

My wife and I were stoked to see this location. To the naked eye, it is just a bunch of rocks with a nice view. However, this is the exact location where Paul (from the Bible... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I were stoked to see this location. To the naked eye, it is just a bunch of rocks with a nice view. However, this is the exact location where Paul (from the Bible) preached to the people of Athens about the one true God. Paul knew the people of Athens were worshiping many gods and even worshiped... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visit this hill for an amazing view of Athens. Watch out - very slippery! Nice for the selfie-lover.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The so-called "Hill of Ares" is such a hidden gem within Athens yet it offers fantastic views of the Acropolis and right across Athens. You can dare yourself to walk up the ancient staircase or walk up the new stairs but the trip up is definitely worth the effort. Best time is either in the morning or at night where... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoy sunset and the view of city and acropolis from this place. Its not hard to climb up. there is a stairs provided, or you can climb like a pro if you wish.

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Willow Vale, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had wanted to visit this place mentioned in Acts 17:19 where the Apostle Paul addressed the Athenians about their worship of 'The Unknown God' and said he was there to explain about Him. Idid not expect an outdoor setting like this but it bring a sense of how the people in those times met to discuss politics and ideas.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

Really nice place with great view to the city. I recommend to take some bottle of wine and drink it there with your friends/love. It is really romantic, also during the night.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Tradition has it that St. Paul visited this location (also called Mars Hill) and spoke to the Greek court. See Acts 17:16-33. Some academics question if that speech was here or elsewhere, but it is a moving location nonetheless.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Do not pass up this view. So much of history can be understood by visiting this area...very close to the roadway to the Acropolis.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

You can't beat this important place for the life of the apostle Paul. Aside from this it's a great vantage point of the city and back at the Acropolis above and the Agora below. It's helpful if you've been around town a bit before heading here to take it all in perspective. One recommendation is to just take the stairs... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

For most this place may be just a slippery rock underneath the Acropolis overlooking Athens and the ancient Agora, but for Christians that is the place where the Apostle Paul addressed the ancient Greeks. This speech is recorded in Acts 17. Standing there and seeing what he saw and understanding the meaning of it, makes this place simply amazing. Choose... More 

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