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Acropolis

Athens 10558, Greece
+30 21 0321 4172
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The most famous site in all of Athens, this large hill lies in the center of the city and contains a cluster of ancient ruins.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Athens 10558, Greece
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"bring water"
in 296 reviews
"bucket list"
in 284 reviews
"ticket office"
in 171 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 208 reviews
"avoid the crowds"
in 210 reviews
"amazing site"
in 169 reviews
"wear comfortable shoes"
in 169 reviews
"restoration work"
in 165 reviews
"visit athens"
in 373 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 206 reviews
"take your time"
in 249 reviews
"bottle of water"
in 163 reviews
"ancient history"
in 196 reviews
"hill"
in 1,222 reviews
"ruins"
in 1,090 reviews
"scaffolding"
in 672 reviews
"temple"
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Reviewed today

We grow up hearing and talking about ancient Greece, the Acropolis, the Parthenon, etc. but seeing it is mind blowing. The restoration works are excellent. I would advise to get there early, not only for the heat (even if water taps are provided at the...More

Thank benfavier
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Reviewed today via mobile

BUY YOUR TICKETS ONLINE. We waited 30 plus minutes in 90 plus degrees just to get a ticket, it’s very inefficient. Hardly any information is posted anywhere. There is a bar that sells lemonade for 4.50 but you cannot bring it inside. The charge is...More

Thank Joe S
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The images are well recognized, however while being present at the actual structures, one cannot feel humbled knowing what they represent! The inception of democracy, conceiving philosophy, theatre, fine arts and athleticism are all products of these ancient lands!

Thank Tomas Franklin C
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Reviewed yesterday

Loved the history here but very, very busy so prepare for crowds and the heat. I personally liked the Parthenon as much as it wasn't so hectic

Thank Karrie F
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s been years since I’ve been to Acropolis but they are doing a great job on restoring it . You can make a full day of walking around the area .

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Reviewed yesterday

get up early, if you get the chance, do a private tour, you skip the line and learn a lot more. If not, get there before 9.00am as the queues build up. Must wear good shoes, trainers etc, rocks can be slippery. Take plenty of...More

Thank JimMacNaughton
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Reviewed yesterday

Buy tickets at Zeus temple to save time in lines.Great visit and was worth every moment spent.history of a great culture and great views.

Thank Ajay M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We arrived early so got in when the gates opened at 8am. Queue for tickets was about 30-40 people long at this time but we already had ours so walked straight in. Lovely walk up the hill passing loads of the smaller sites along the...More

Thank Bryony R
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Of course you will visit the Acropolis, it is a must, and it more than lives up to it's reputation. Definitely make the effort to arrive when it opens at 8, beating the crowds and the heat. We nearly had the place to ourselves at...More

Thank Anne B
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Acropolis of Athens …A dream come true. It s such a marvelous historical place. Acropolis was inhabited back in 4th century !!! Parthenon,temple of Athena,Cariatides-the porch of maidens …ACROPOLIS - one of the most famous pearls of architecture .Great influence of modern civilisation .Thé temple...More

Thank tbayershalom
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SueB68
August 10, 2018|
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Response from NandiniHyderabad | Reviewed this property |
It is best to have a guide to look around but then we did it on our own since we didn’t have much time
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3kidslondon99
August 10, 2018|
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Response from NandiniHyderabad | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend early hour of the day but we went there in the eve since we didn’t have time , we could hardly spend an hour
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Priya A
July 31, 2018|
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Response from biabreablasta | Reviewed this property |
No que if you get there early 7.30am I or go in the evening less people 3pm onwards if you have time a couple of days buy the 30 euro 5 day valid ticket. You can explore on your own and don't have to book a tour. Oh please... More
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