Archaeological Sites & Historical Monuments

Coordinates: 37.971537, 23.725748


The Acropolis is the symbol of Athens, the sacred rock of the ancient world that dominates at the centre of the modern city, visible from its every corner.

It was inhabited from the prehistoric years and gradually it took form as the most important sacred area of Athens, dedicated mainly to Athena, the city’s protector. On the top is the Parthenon, the supreme creation of classical architecture, the Propylaia, and temples of all the gods that were traditionally worshipped in the city. On the slopes one can see caves, sanctuaries and scattered monuments of different periods, with more well-known, on the Southern Slope, the ancient theatre of Dionysus and the Roman Odeon of Herodes Atticus.



On foot. Metro: Acropolis station

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