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Reviewed 4 days ago

When you visit the Acropolis in Athens it is easy to miss this sight, walking up to the entry walk straight rather than turning right to the ticket booths. There is a big rock do climb up to the top for wonderful views of north...More

Thank Harry A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous views from atop Mars Hill (Aeropagus)of Athens and the Acropolis. Avoid the slick stairs and use the modern metal staircase. Historical value and great Christian significance as well.

Thank cindyannsmith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a short walk from the entrance path to the Acropolis, referred to as Aeropagus or Mars Hill. This massive marble outcrop below the Acropolis is worth the walk up the steep, narrow steps (alternate metal stairs with handrail to the left is an easier...More

Thank Pi-T526
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best free view across Athens you'll find. You can find similar views elsewhere with rooftop bars (pricy cocktails) or at the top of Mount Lycabettus but this place was my favourite. Bit of a walk up, but it's free and was where St Paul did...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How can you not be astonished to walk among standing ancient ruins that represent so much that shaped the course of human history? St. Paul's address to the philosophers of Athens occurred here and shaped western history!

Thank denabruin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was such an overall positive experience. Many wonderful things to see and experience. There is a wonderful market to experience that is just beside the acropolis with various things to experience. There are so many things to experience here. I expect in fair way...More

Thank Sharlyne S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For Catholic travelers, this is a must-see. Paul's speech recorded in Acts 17:16-34 was given right here on this very spot. Plus, the kids loved scrambling around the big boulder. I think we enjoyed this place twice as much as the actual acropolis next door....More

Thank LSUdad4
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Great views of The Acropolis and Parthenon from the top, and, also, of Athens, which seems to spread into the far distance from all sides. Saint Paul preached a sermon from this rock. The climb up to the top can be difficult if you use...More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 29 May 2018

we stumbled upon this by accident, it is free to climb. the views are spectacular, across the city and just outside the acropolis. we loved it so much by day, we decided to return to watch the sunset from this location and experience it by...More

Thank DalliW1
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

You really have a lovely view across the city from up there. It is easy enough to get to, not too much of a hike. Unfortunately it was extremely dirty, the trashcans overflowing. But it does not spoil the incredible view.

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Omonia
Omonia Square is as plain in appearance as Syntagma is
grand. Surrounded largely by functional blocks from
the 1950s and 60s and no longer boasting its
underground stalls, the square is now mostly
frequented by immigrants and bargain shoppers. The
most rewarding area to explore is to the south. Set
off down Athinas Street, with the Acropolis gradually
coming into focus in the distance, and you will get a
...More
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