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Diagora | Διαγόρα, Athens 116 36, Greece
Pangrati
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was a funeral going on so lots of mourners so felt uncomfortable visiting this place luckily the garderner there showed us the main tombstones as we could not go around with the mourners around . recommend it only if you have time and are...More

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

We only had time for 30min visit but it was definitely worth it. Beautiful cemetery, very different compared to any other cemetery i've been to.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Sunshine24476849722
Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

This is an interesting place. It is pretty close to where I stayed so I visited it as I went to the Panathetic stadium. I was surprised by how ornate so many of the graves were. This is clearly the final resting place for upper...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cooker3000
Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

The walk from our apartment in Plaka to the cemetery was a little bit uninspiring but on arrival at the cemetery, you are blown away. This is something wholly different to anything else in Athens. The monuments in the cemetery are fascinating. Albeit those buried...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank chrissT9060TM
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

A beautiful place to wander for up to an hour. Many grand mausoleums and graves, with no one else to interrupt the quiet apart from the occasional cat. It is clearly still a working cemetery, but many of the graves are unloved and untended. Some...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kerrykez13
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Peace and quiet, lovely examples of sculpture and architecture, birds singing and towering cypress certainly make this free and unusual destination worth visiting. There are some interesting “residents” (prominent figures in politics, science and the arts) as well as the less famous or wealthy interred...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Challenger007
Reviewed November 15, 2018

An alternative, not always at first line of "must visit" going through the majority of sites. Important sculptures, particularly Sleeping Girl of Giannoulis Halepas ans Sleeman's tomb, are mixed with other pieces demonstrating the human vanity.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IOANNIS T
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

This is just another old cemetery like any other. Nothing special. There are a few sculptures around.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Once you enter this cemetery, you will immediately see the details of the tombs, including their large sizes. The cemetery is full of rows and rows of tombs. One interesting aspect is the pictures of the deceased on the graves. Makes you wonder what type...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CharlieV2011
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Odd place because there are no really old grave sites to be found in any obvious places. Most are from the last 100 years. Still a nice, peaceful place to get away from the Athens crowds to contemplate life and death. Mostly there are crypts...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Pangrati
The elongated Panathenaic Stadium, built for the first
modern Olympic Games in 1896, acts as grand gateway to
the otherwise purely Athenian neighborhood of
Pangrati. This area of typical small squares, busy
main roads and residential streets will give you a
clear sense of what living in this metropolis is like.
A walk up quiet Markou Mousourou Street on the west
side of the stadium will bring you past the First
...More
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Fran J
October 10, 2017|
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I think not, but there are many outstanding personalities buried there and some very nice sculptures
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