Explore the Archaeological Sites of Athens

Greece, Athens Guide (B): Explore the Archaeological Sites of Athens

Below, you have the Athens archaeological sites which you should make the time to visit on your Greece vacation. For each Athens archaeological site, you have:

- visiting information including opening times, ticket prices, address and map location, telephone if available, and details on how to get there using public transport.

The citadel and the sanctuary of the city in antiquity, the Acropolis is the holy rock of Athens where you can visit the iconic Parthenon. The marble works of art were raised at the end of the 5th century BC, during the Golden Age of Athens (the rule of Pericles). Most of the temples on the Acropolis were built in honor of Athena, the patron of the city of Athens. Their sheer size makes them impressive, but they are also worthy of admiration for their beautiful statues of the gods.

On top of the rock of the Acropolis, there is the Propylaea, the main entrance through which all visitors pass. Careful not to touch the marble, or someone will scold you for it! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Sights Map

Guide Name: Explore the Archaeological Sites of Athens
Guide Location: Greece » Athens
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Acropolis Of Athens   Propylaea   Temple Of Athena Nike   The Parthenon   The Erechteion   Odeon Of Herodes Atticus   Theater Of Dionysos   Ancient Agora Of Athens   Odeon Of Agrippa   Temple Of Hephaestus   Monument Of The Eponymous Heroes   The Stoa Of Attalos   The Nymphaion   Areopagus Hill   Kerameikos   Pompeion   Kerameikos Archaeological Museum   Grave Stele Of Hegeso   The Tritopatreion Sanctuary   Roman Forum   The Tower Of The Winds   The Gate Of Athena Archegetis   Hadrian’s Library   Fethiye Djami   The East Propylon   Agoranomeion   Vespasianae   Temple Of Olympian Zeus   Hadrian’s Arch   The Roman Baths  
Author: Mirela Vaduva
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