Archaeological Sites & Historical Monuments

Coordinates: 37.974257, 23.726095

Roman Agora of Athens

Near Monastiraki there are the ruins of the Roman Agora of Athens, which was built in the end of the 1st century BC after a donation of Julius Cesar and Augustus. It was unified rectangular complex with galleries and stores, where the city’s commercial activity moved from the Ancient Agora. In its wider area there is the Horologion of Andronikos Kyrrhestes with its relief representations of the winds, Fethiye Mosque, as well as the later church of Taxiarches and Panagia Grigoroussa. Next to the complex survive the ruins of the Library, the most glorious building that was constructed in Athens by the Roman emperor Hadrian, in the 2nd century.



Address: Αθήνα

Access: Μετρό: στάση Μοναστηράκι

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