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Address: Acropolis | Top of Dionyssiou Areopagitou, Athens 105 58, Greece
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The majestic ruins of an ancient Greek building, known for its dignified...

The majestic ruins of an ancient Greek building, known for its dignified white marble columns and perfect sense of proportion.

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Full-Day Tour of Athens, Acropolis and Cape Sounion with Lunch
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Private Tour: Half day Athens Sightseeing and Acropolis Museum
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Private Tour: Highlights of Athens with Acropolis of Athens and Lunch

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It is still under renovation, I suppose it is ongoing but still worth the visit, the views of Athens from the top are spectacular and well worth the small climb.Very uneven and... read more

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Fuengirola, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is still under renovation, I suppose it is ongoing but still worth the visit, the views of Athens from the top are spectacular and well worth the small climb.Very uneven and bumpy under foot and it's worth booking in advance, the queues were long even in mid November as there were only 2 ticket booths open.

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Limassol, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Make sure you wear appropriate shoes because it is a bit slippery and if you are planning to visit the acropolis museum do so prior to visiting the parthenon as you will get a better understanding of what you are seeing

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In October, 2016, this is under renovation. Parthenon, dedicated to the goddess Athena, is amazing in size and grandeur. Even more spectacular is the Erechtheion/Erechteum, 6 ladies, an ancient temple dedicated to both Athena and Poseidon.

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Glasgow, Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're a tourist and I'm Athens, this is probably what you have come to see. Definitely worthwhile visiting!

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Colne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Glad to visit and see it but underwhelmed to be honest , its history its old ,its art . But in the end it's just relics of the past

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telford, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You need to walk a little bit worth it. If you do it late afternoon your pictures will be better. Must see.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This attraction can be completed in less than an hour and it is a must see. DON'T miss the tunnel the athletes used to enter the stadium. DON'T miss the statues about the stadium. DO walk to the top if you are up to it for great views! Very impressive...takes less than an hour. I didn't feel a guide or... More 

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Port Noarlunga, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The amazing Parthenon is obvs a must see, go early to get good photos without 1000s of tourists ruining it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Parthenon which is part of the Acropolis, huge temple, made of marble with huge marble columns, above the doorway was beautiful scene of artwork, part of which are at the British museum, known as the Elgin marbles and some at the Acropolis Museum, the temple was partially destroyed by an explosion, but from what remains ,this was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

History on a plate. But infomation on spot was really a deficit goods. impossible to get historically wiser. But watch out- very, very slippery on marble stones, horrifying lack on fence/protection rack over extremely low wall on steep and high southern side of Akropolis.

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