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“Gave me chills”
Review of Parthenon

Parthenon
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US$129.34*
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Full-Day Tour of Athens, Acropolis and Cape Sounion with Lunch
Ranked #3 of 349 things to do in Athens
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The majestic ruins of an ancient Greek building, known for its dignified white marble columns and perfect sense of proportion.
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“Gave me chills”
Reviewed 25 August 2014

You've read about since you were a kid in school; the experience of actually being there is not one to be missed.

Visited July 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“Not as big as expected”
Reviewed 25 August 2014

This is well worth the visit, the site is under constant repair and much of the artefacts and parts of the Parthenon have been moved to the museum in Athens as such, but this is well worth visiting. There is drinking water at the top but be aware when you leave the complex there is one shop that sells cooldrink, they charge Euro 4,50 for a glass of flavoured slush ice. They are very happy to take your money!

Visited July 2014
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Coral Cove, QLD Australia
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“Aussie Eileen in Athens”
Reviewed 25 August 2014

This is outstanding! I would suggest visiting this site in the evening if possible as very hot during the day and loads of people from cruise ships, etc. You pay 12e but you also get the opportunity to visit 5 other ancient sites for free.

Visited August 2014
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“Didn't live to expectations”
Reviewed 24 August 2014

The Parthenon was stunning, don't get me wrong but was surrounded by scaffolding and beams as it was under construction ruining the trip!

Visited July 2014
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Buffalo, New York
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“Impressive”
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Amazing that these structures are still standing after thousands of years. Under construction right now with scaffolding all over it, and roped off so you can't get too close to it, but still impressive. Go to the Acropolis Museum across the street before going here. A bit of a walk up the hill in the hot sun, so may not be for everyone if you are not somewhat physically fit.

Visited August 2014
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