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“Worth a climb”
Review of Areopagus

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Mythical Hills of Athens and Anafiotika tour
Ranked #25 of 349 things to do in Athens
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Worth a climb”
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

Be carefull up here as rocks can be very slippy but veiws up there are great so give it a go dosnt cost you anything

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“Great view on the Acropolis and Lycabettus”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

After a 10 mn climb through the park you are rewarded with fantastic views, not least on the Acropolis.

Visited August 2014
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Belgrade, Serbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Don't even think about missing this one!”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

If you missed this one, then why on Earth were you in Athens?

This hill trio is next to Acropolis (the path starts literally from the basement of Acropolis), so it's just a logical follow-up.
A path to to Philopappou in indescribably beautiful! Pavement, park, woods, nature, smell. This would be your most enjoyable walk in Athens. Very, very beautiful.
Benches are greeting you everywhere, so, if you are not fit, you can take a rest.

And on the top? The view? You don't know where to look first! On one side - the sea! On the other - Acropolis.

I never saw many walkers there, so it's pretty much a peaceful and nice enjoyment.

From Philopappou, just storm down to other hills and enjoy.

And I laughed when I read a review that said "not much to see". I really wonder what people need to be happy. If you go just to see the monument, yes, it's "just" a monument, but how could you miss whole Athens, Acropolis, sea, Lykavittos, wonderful forest all the way up?

Visited April 2014
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Cowra, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“go early in summer”
Reviewed 1 August 2014

if you are trying to walk off too many visits to restaurants, this is the walk to take. easily found and very scenic though do it early. in summer it can be very difficult with lits of steps! well worth it.

Visited July 2014
Thank Phil T
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Bucharest, Romania
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“Not much to see...”
Reviewed 24 June 2014

In fact,Arios Pagos(areopagus-Ares' rock) is just a tiny rocky formation where the ancient greeks used to judge their criminals.Nothing to see now, just arid rocks ...

Visited July 2013
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