Acropolis

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An enormous stone vessel dominating the plain, the Acropolis, whose name means "upper city", occupies an exceptional site. Its flat summit, nearly 300m by 156m, forms a vast esplanade covering 3ha, looming 115m over the lower city. The first inhabitants built a fortress there (including the famous Parthenon and Erechtheion) which became the most powerful city of Ancient Greece: Athens.

Useful information

Address:

Av. Dionissiou-Areopagitou, 11851 Athína

Phone:

+30 21 0321 0219

Opening hours

8am-8pm - for people with reduced mobility, a lift will take you to the Parthenon - €12 combo ticket including major archaeological sites, valid 4 days

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