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Lysikratous Square | Plaka, Athens 999-20, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During my 4 -day visit of Athens, I used this Monument as my landmark for walking back to my hotel. Once I saw it, I knew that I was only 5 minutes away fro my hotel. Thank you Monument!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking around and spotted this landmark. As with everything in Athens, so much history everywhere around us

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank alx1971
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While not really worth a special trip, it is worth a peek after The Agora or Acropolis. It is the first structure to use the Corinthian order. You can see a picture of it below. To see what there is to see here, and all...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank artandtravelbydave
Reviewed December 27, 2018

Just one of the "take a pic" landmarks, that are primarily visited by walking by tourists. The Monument is poorly maintained, and I would not make an effort to see it, unless you are strolling by.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank niksk001
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

This ancient monument is beautiful. A good place to take photo. The strutre is well maintained. You need a few minutes here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Really interesting especially if you are into Greek tragedy. It is a quick walk from the Acropolis and there are also lots of shops and restaurants near by. It's free so why not.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank r0mantraveler
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Once there were many of these lining the way to the Acropolis but this is the only one left. It is a monument to the singing prowess of an all-star ancient chorus. Kind of like Hellenistic Pitch Perfect. Lord Byron once attended. There is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

In the middle of the street with cafe tables alongside and visitors to the Plaka area streaming past the monument is in a small park that you can access right up to the base.The monument was created to honour the theatre benefactor - Lysikrates when...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Llewellyn53
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Nestled along the sidewalks of modern day Athens the monument dates back to a time when the city was less modern.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Vicar_of_Dibley
Reviewed April 15, 2018

There is something majestic about ancient cities like Rome and Athens. As you walk in the downtown area you turn around the corner and quite unexpectedly you bump into a masterpiece monument. Like fondana di trevi in Rome or Lycicrates monument in Athens. Very characteristically...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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