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These ruins, located in the heart of modern Athens, were once the site of the marketplace in ancient times, a political, cultural and economic center of the ancient world.
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24 Adrianou | Adrianou 24, Athens 105 55, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We strolled through the ancient ruins of Athens’ marketplace, with only rubble of what may have been a thriving area millennia ago. A visit here is included in the full Acropolis ticket. Lots of places to stop and reflect or just enjoy the views and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Reagan10
Reviewed 3 days ago

A very relaxed atmosphere in comparison to the Acropolis. Very interesting and enjoyable. The little chapel is a wonderful refuge from the heat.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Hilary B
Reviewed 4 days ago

I think it is a place worth seeing. It gives a nice opportunity to have a walk or sit on the bench and just enjoy this green area. However I was more impressed while visiting the Acropolis Hill. There is a museum here, but a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank muchachapolaca93
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Final chance to wander so a quick trip back to the Agora which has become my favourite place in this city. This really is a little haven of quiet in bustling Athens with its shading trees and almost empty walkways where you can find amongst...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Linzihall
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just a few blocks from the base of the Acropolis. This was the civic, political and commercial center of ancient Greece. Socrates spent most of his life here preaching here. The Temple of Hephaestus is located here and is the only temple from ancient Greece...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nina1940
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not many of the original buildings are left on this site. Besides the temple of Hephaestus, which was turned into a church in the Middle Ages and thus survived, the other buildings were unearthed on several successive archaeological campaigns since 1930s. The Stoa of Attalos...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 823milend
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the 7 sites that you can visit with the 30 euro combined ticket. The Ancient Agora is a large park-like complex with two main buildings, the Temple of Hephaestus and the Agora Museum located in the Stoa of Attalos. The Agora...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bill C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the Ancient Agora of Athens. It was pretty cheap and is SO much bigger than I imagined. There is just so much to see! There is even a little museum that you can enjoy at no extra cost. Every building has a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tatianacordero
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I paid a small fee to enter the Ancient Greek Agora and spent approximately 3 hours walking around exploring the ruins. These date back to the 4th century BC. It was wonderful. I would recommend you pay to see these.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 727tracyw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This ruin was really remarkable to see. It is a large area to see and walk among the ruins. Really accesable to walking traffic.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Anna K
13 November 2018|
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Response from Donegalabu | Reviewed this property |
I would say 1-2 hours. Definitely not less than 1hour and if you take your time and enjoy the experience, up to 2 hours
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Delia T
11 April 2018|
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yes it is an open / outdoor space
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