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Arch of Hadrian (Pili tou Adrianou)

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The arch is easy to find and see and looks over a very busy street one side and the Temple of Olympian Zeus on the other. It’s just standing in the street so no entry fee and worth a look as you explore Athens.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can see the Arch of Hadrian and the Temple of Zeus without paying the entry fee (€6) but you won’t appreciate the scale of the temple, or the majesty of the Parthenon in the distance. Only a few columns of the Temple remain so...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located near the Temple of Olympian Zeus and very busy street, this Arch is easy to find. One of the side streets in Plaka would lead you to it. I quickly took some pictures and moved on. Nothing much to do here!

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

We encountered this place on our way to the temple of Zeus. It is very easy to spot and it's a great chance for us to take pictures, as it is free.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arch of Hadrian (Pili tou Adrianou) is centrally located, next to Plaka area and National garden. It was built during the time of Roman emperor Hadrian. Worth seeing it !

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed March 12, 2019

The history of the arch is interesting and it is easy enough to walk to or by in Athens. Near shopping and dining areas. Easy mile or so walk from Athens Hilton.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 9, 2019

This Arch is known as Hadrian's Gate in Greek and I understand it was built to honour The Emperor Hadrian as the refounder of Athens following it's original founding by Theseus. It is one of those landmarks that (since it is sited beside a busy...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Roger L
Reviewed February 23, 2019

I visited the Arch as part of a larger city tour. I would recommend seeing it this way, so that its significance can be explained. I appreciated the very positive relationship between the Greeks and the Romans.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mark L
Reviewed February 18, 2019

The Arch of Hadrian is easily accessible while touring the Temple of Zues and can be easily reached on the other side from the street. One could only imagine the Arch and the Temple of Zues in all its glory at the base of the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Christopher H
Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

Another famous land mark “Arch of Hadrian” in the middle of present day hustle and bustle. Located next to Zeus’s monument is free to see and randomly located next to a busy road. So if you want a perfect picture you will have to be...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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