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Address: | At the western entrance to the Akropolis, Athens 105 58, Greece
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Athens Bike Tour: City Highlights
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Acropolis of Athens Segway Tour
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Small-Group Acropolis of Athens and City Highlights Tour

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History!!

FREE!! yes, that's right..free. neat rock to climb. has both historical and biblical history. Great views from the top. Br careful-the rocks are slippery

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

FREE!! yes, that's right..free. neat rock to climb. has both historical and biblical history. Great views from the top. Br careful-the rocks are slippery

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Ringgold, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Walk where Paul preached but be careful as the marble hill is very slick. Good views from all around.

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Albignasego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Go there in the evening for the sunset and the view will be breathtaking! Usually it becomes full of people in the evening, because the night view of the lighted Acropolis is something very nice and typical!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Free to hike up this large assuming rock that is simply under appreciated for the role it had in Biblical & Democratic history! Paul was said to have addressed his accusers on this site & ancient voting took place here during Athens early establishment! Wear good support shoes as the top can be slick & uneven. And if you are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not very much information about the site on location but the views on top of the ancient court are unbeatable. Awesome view of the Acropolis and the rest of the city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Essentially just a rock right next to the acropolis. Very slippery and uneven. Free to enter and the entrance wasnt too easy to find. its located at west side of the acropolis. Bring solid shoes and a camera. The view is good. When we were there it was rather windy. beware. The view is worth the walk to this historically... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A place where the Apostle Paul spoke. The birth place of democracy. It is a rough little place to climb - not for those with balance problems or mobility difficulties. Part of one of the Segway tours. Worth a 20 minute visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ruins are all within the same area. However, it is a lot of walking. But worth every step. Must see.

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This spot offers an incredible view of Athens. It also has significance to Christianity as the place where Paul preached to the Athenians. Don't be in a rush to leave once you get up there; it's quite peaceful. Be careful climbing the rock, too. Years of tourism have made it slick.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The marble rocks on the ground are very slippery even when they are dry. be careful. Where Paul converted some of the first Athenian Christians. Also called Mars Hill.

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Psirri / Gazi
Side-by-side neighborhoods Psirri and Gazi provide some of the city’s prime nightlife. The almost claustrophobic streets of Psirri feature an interesting blend of original small businesses with the restaurants, cafés and bars that have recently sprouted up. The central artery of Agion Anargiron Street has lively places to eat or drink. Further west, you can visit the peaceful ancient cemetery of Keramikos, then cross busy Pireos Street to find yourself in Gazi. With the huge Technopolis performance and art complex converted from old gasworks at its heart, you really have to come at night to appreciate this maze of bars at its best, although a daytime stroll will allow you to admire the excellent street art.
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