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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Guide Name: Explore the Archaeological Sites of Athens
Guide Location: Greece » Athens
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Mirela Vaduva
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.the-travel-bunny.com/free-travel-guides/free-athens-travel-guide-budget-travel/athens-archaeological-sites-free-athens-travel-guide/
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

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