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The majestic ruins of an ancient Greek building, known for its dignified white marble columns and perfect sense of proportion.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Acropolis | Top of Dionyssiou Areopagitou, Athens 105 58, Greece
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Sitting atop the Acropolis, the Parthenon is the most recognisable of the ancient temples and was certainly the highlight for me. Get there early (by 930am it was already getting busy). You can opt for a single entry ticket to the Acropolis, or a multi-day...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

I have always wanted to see the Parthenon and it was a dream come true. Visited late morning on an -all-site ticket (ask for Senior and Student discounts if applicable); it was very hot and although there were many other tourists it was not over-powering...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Margaret S
Reviewed yesterday

You will hear "go early" and you will hear "go late" we found that if you bring water bottles and patience the time of day is not important. It is just amazing what people can accomplish in the absence of modern distractions.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank FrankS5139
Reviewed yesterday

From the top you can see the whole city of Athens, an amazing view! Also, Parthenon its an amazing sign of the ancient greek history!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank AfroditeSphiktou
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Parthenon, dedicated to the goddess Athena, the people of Athens considered to be their patron / protector goddess. Very grand even its under repair.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Joyjmi
Reviewed yesterday

Getting into the Parthenon is pretty difficult. We waited around 40 minutes in the hot sun as there are only 4 turnstiles to enter. It's not well staffed either so it takes considerably longer than it should to get through. It was a dream come...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank N1ck_S9
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very nice historical landmark. Amazing for photo opportunities. Greek architecture is fascinating, be sure to pay close attention to the ruins if this is your interest.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MSJet_Setter1
Reviewed 2 days ago

Do not pass this up, it does require some effort to climb stairs but its worth every minute and effort to see first hand the history and feel, it is all that and more

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 164dons
Reviewed 2 days ago

Of course you have to go. It's amazing. But try to go first thing in the morning or early evening when it's less hot and much less crowded.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Deb L
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been to historical sites in various places and in various states of upkeep. I was disappointed with how well preserved these ruins were given the amount of EU funding which was lauded in the signs around the location. It is not clear which...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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akschisler
June 6, 2019|
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Response from kylelutgen | Reviewed this property |
Yes you have to have a ticket. You can buy a ticket that gets you in to several attractions for 30 euro. I would advise going early in the morning before the tour buses or later in the afternoon, once all the busses leave.
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mburns295
April 19, 2019|
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Acropolis will take 2 to 2.5 hours if you want to see all the slopes. There are lines to buy the ticket and to get in but you can actually buy the ticket to online or before hand so you can avoid the line to buy your... More
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April 16, 2019|
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Response from Lora756 | Reviewed this property |
Early in the morning
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