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Piraeus Lion

Marias Chatzikiriakou 14 | Μαριας Χατζηκυριακου 14, Piraeus, Greece
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Pleasant landmark

It was good to see this famous landmark in Piraeus as we went past after visiting the ferry... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
KevinRayment
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Welwyn, United Kingdom
Sad lion looks at the sea

Sad lion looks at the sea, probably he is waiting for the return of his lioness. Nice view from... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Eva S
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Marias Chatzikiriakou 14 | Μαριας Χατζηκυριακου 14, Piraeus, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was good to see this famous landmark in Piraeus as we went past after visiting the ferry terminal.

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Sad lion looks at the sea, probably he is waiting for the return of his lioness. Nice view from there, you can see almost whole port.

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Piraeus may be the gateway to Athens but it is filthy with mountains of festering, smelly rubbish everywhere. We walked from the port through the town to the marina which is the nicest area. To get there from the port exit the port and out...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

The lion itself is nice but not something spending a lot of time for. The history though, with the original being stolen by the Venetians and how a lion has greeted visitors for centuries, is great. Can be read on the site. Spend a short...More

Thank LarsNaess
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

Situated at the entrance of Piraeus harbour, this great landmark has greeted millions and millions of people entering - or leaving - the city. It's a great beauty, made of white marble, faithful to the classical style of the 4th century BCE - it's not...More

1  Thank binapiraeus
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Located at the entrance of the harbor, you can see it from the right of the ship when enters in. Its an excact copy of the original, which was stolen by Morozini the year 1687 and now is at venice port. We dont know when...More

1  Thank Demetrios K
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Sea food was really bad, squids were raw, we feed them to the cats. The waiter was really tired looking, sad for him. Never again, expensive too. Boats are coming and going, so what!

Thank Mikko K
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is a copy of the original the Italians stole. It looks out over the harbor. There is a coffee shop right there so enjoy the statue and view while drinking your coffee and maybe waiting for a ferry.

Thank Reginald S
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

the view is magnificent.... the food sucks.... no comments for the sky-hi prices... be very careful...

1  Thank enfantgate69
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

This nice statue is located in Piraeus, standing proud right next to the sea. The only negative aspect is that the lion is surrounded by a coffee shop, that disturbs the tourists who try to observe the statue. However, if you would like to combine...More

1  Thank Lalaki-Papaki
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