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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views to the rest of the city, This is where St Paul preached to the Athenians. Very cool, steps are steep and uneven so be careful.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bestbgoing
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The council of the Areopagus met here several centuries ago. I found it fulfilling to finally get to the place where Apostle Paul delivered his apologetics. It offers a good opportunity to have a panoramic view of the ancient Athens as well. Very close to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

A little climb but not to difficult. The views are spectacular especially at night when the city lights up. A must visit!!!!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 26 December 2018

The Areopagus Hill offers unbeatable views of the Acropolis, Athens, Agora, Plaka etc. It is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank ASeenath
Reviewed 6 December 2018

This place is also known as “Mars Hill”. This prominent rock outcropping is very close to the exit from the Acropolis. You’ll need to climb up a metal staircase to get to the top. There is no admission fee to climb up. According to mythology,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Bill C
Reviewed 3 November 2018

From this rock you have great views over the Ancient Agora and the Acropolis. According to mythology it was here that Ares was tried by the council of the gods for the murder of the son of Poseidon.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Located just off a main road in plaka near the acropolis, this hill is a safe way to get a beautiful view of the city, and especially the acropolis which is next door. There are a few people that come for sunrise but it feels...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Departure635613
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Areopagus is a rocky promontory next to the Acropolis that overlooks the Ancient Agora. Access just past the main entrance to the Acropolis (keep left rather than heading to the Acropolis ticket office), and climb to the top via the original hand carved steps or...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 92stem
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Fantastic place to take pictures, either downhill on the Ancient Agora and the city, either toward Acropolis. But take care, the rocks and the steps are extremely slippery, normal considering the huge amount of tourists that are polishing it every day. It is a place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

This is where the ancient high court was located. The view from the top is excellent , the climb is not easy.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Omonia Square is as plain in appearance as Syntagma is
grand. Surrounded largely by functional blocks from
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underground stalls, the square is now mostly
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most rewarding area to explore is to the south. Set
off down Athinas Street, with the Acropolis gradually
coming into focus in the distance, and you will get a
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