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Athens Riverside: A Journey in Mythical Athens
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Hidden Athens Small Group Walking Tour and Picnic: Plaka and the Hills of Athens
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Athens Scenic Bike Tour

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See the best of Athens with a guide, who takes care of navigation and logistics, on this guided tour. Go past city highlights such as the Keramikos Cemetery, Roman Forum, and Ancient Agora, among other ancient monuments. Pedal along bike-friendly paths and streets and cover more ground than if walking, learning the city's rich history as you go.
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Barrow Upon Soar, United Kingdom144 contributions40 helpful votes
We visited in October during covid. The views from here are fantastic, and it was nice to get a walk in the hills away from the hussle and bussle of the city. We actually walked around this hill and the surrounding area 3 times, during the morning, afternoon and evening. Great place for photos of the Parthenon.
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Date of experience: October 2020
hurley_forever wrote a review Oct 27
Winnipeg, Canada171 contributions86 helpful votes
Great views of the city and of the Acropolis, and not difficult to get to. Just watch out for the deceptively slippery rocks.
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Date of experience: October 2020
permia wrote a review Oct 26
Ireland36,364 contributions1,559 helpful votes
After a fine stroll ascending it was great to arrive just as the evening light faded. Bathed in golden hues, vistas of the whole cityscape were memorable. At the apex is the fabulous Philopappos Monument, a Mausoleum created after Philopappos died in 116 CE. It is in Pentelic marble. We sat and gazed at the incomparable Acropolis. Further along is the marvellous Mount Lycabettus.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Tom3588 wrote a review Oct 26
Wokingham, United Kingdom21 contributions17 helpful votes
This little hill is really rewarding to climb with fabulous views in all directions whilst meandering around a maze of paths and the odd bit of history dotted around. Also called the hill of Muses.
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Date of experience: October 2020
Sherlock arting wrote a review Oct 9
Rome, Georgia131 contributions
The Philopappos Monument is an ancient Greek mausoleum and monument dedicated to Gaius Julius Antiochus Epiphanes Philopappos or Philopappus, (65–116 AD), a prince from the Kingdom of Commagene. It is located on Mouseion Hill in Athens, Greece, southwest of the Acropolis. Philopappos’ monument is a two-story structure, supported by a base. On the lower level there is a frieze representing Philopappos as a consul, riding on a chariot and led by lictors. The upper level shows statues of three men: of Antiochus IV on the left, of Philopappos in the centre and of Seleucus I Nicator, now lost, on the right. In the niche below Philopappos is an inscription in Greek: Φιλόπαππος Επιφάνους Βησαιεύς ("Philopappos, son of Epiphanes of the deme of the Besa"). This was the name Philopappos carried as an Athenian citizen. In the niche left of Philopappos, a Latin inscription records Philopappos’ titles, honors and his career as a Roman magistrate: "Caius Iulius Antiochus Philopappos, son of Caius, of the Fabian tribe, consul and Arval brother, admitted to the praetorian rank by the emperor Caesar Nerva Trajan Optimus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus". On the right niche of Philopappos once stood a Greek inscription (now only the base is preserved): Βασιλεύς Αντίοχος Φιλόπαππος Βασιλέως Επιφανούς Αντιόχου ("King Antiochus Philopappos, son of King Antiochus Epiphanes"). Below the statue of Antiochus IV, Philopappos' paternal grandfather, is an inscription that states "King Antiochus son of King Antiochus". This inscription honors Antiochus IV and his late father, the last independent ruler of the Kingdom of Commagene, King Antiochus III Epiphanes. When Antiochus III died in 17, Commagene was annexed by the Roman Emperor Tiberius and became a part of the Roman Empire. Below the statue of Seleucus I, the founder of the Seleucid Empire from whom the Commagene kings claimed descent, stood another inscription, now lost. The traveller Cyriacus of Ancona wrote in his memoir that underneath the inscription stated "King Seleucus Nicator, son of Antiochus". The monument measures 9.80 by 9.30 metres (32.2 ft × 30.5 ft), and contains Philopappos’ burial chamber. The structure is built of white Pentelic marble on a socle 3.08 metres (10.1 ft) high, made of porous marble and veneered with slabs of Hymettian marble. The north side of Philopappos’ monument bears lavish architectural decorations
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Date of experience: September 2020
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