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Small park with the burial mound of the Athenians. Interesting information boards and a good 3D... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
whitlamabroad
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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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Such an interesting story but make sure you are early. We arrived at 14:55, just as the Guard was... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Anthony S
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The €5 ticket gets you into both the tomb of the Athenians and the tomb of their allies, the Plataeans. But I am writing this "review" because it appears to be the only way to upload a couple of photos, using the TripAdvisor website, not...More

Thank Robert L K
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Make sure you visit the Marathon Archaeological Museum first if you don't have an understanding of the history and significance of the battle that occurred here. There you will learn about the time period and what the battle was about. Here you will find 3D...More

Thank lrgacd
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Take time to read the informational displays to learn the story. The tumulus itself it not much to see - basically a large grass covered mound

Thank Kirk S
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Small park with the burial mound of the Athenians. Interesting information boards and a good 3D topographic map. Toilets on site. Free parking. Entrance fee also covers cost of an associated museum a short drive away. It's a lovely site worth visiting for the history...More

1  Thank whitlamabroad
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Such an interesting story but make sure you are early. We arrived at 14:55, just as the Guard was leaving when it is supposed to close at 15:00 so we only got to see the burial mound from the surrounding fence which was a bit...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Your visit, if convenient, should include two out of the three possible sites. The third, about a mile north of the mound, is perhaps not so important to the experience as a whole, as it consists of a shiny replacement column in a rather neglected...More

1  Thank 674IanM
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The location itself is not much - just a grassy mound. It's the past of the place, and the outcomes of that past, that are important. One can actually be at one of the turnpoints that made the world what it is. We didn't have...More

1  Thank Eyal61
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Ok, so it's really just a grassy mound... but what a mound! The burial mound of the Athenian warriors who defeated the Persian army in 490BC and showed the Greeks that not only could the mighty Persians be beaten but that they could be defeated...More

1  Thank Shane C
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Ticket can be purchased which includes entry for other museums very good day trip from Athens would recommend

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

I got there at 2.50pm and they were not going to let me even take a photo at first as they close at 3pm.I had to run to take a picture and they still had 5 minutes before closing.I noticed as I drove off there...More

2  Thank Steven R
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