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Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, Athens 10558, Greece
+30 21 0321 4172
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The most famous site in all of Athens, this large hill lies in the center of the city and contains a cluster of ancient ruins.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, Athens 10558, Greece
+30 21 0321 4172
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful time walking around this amazing historic place. So much to see and read. My advise is to go early to avoid the huge crowds.There is also a ticket to go to other historic sites.

Thank Annie W
Reviewed yesterday

This is a unique thing to see. I have been many places in the world, and have never been to such a place as this. The history alone is priceless. However, I do not give it 5 stars as we went by ourselves, with no...More

Thank debo-ro
Reviewed yesterday

Must see. One of wonders of the ancient world. Take a tour guide to get a full understanding of the building.

Thank dleyva1
Reviewed yesterday

Everyone visiting Athens must climb up the path to the top of the Acropolis. Great experience, great views,

Thank sabgkids
Reviewed yesterday

We queued for 50 mins early in day for tickets so plan ahead and book online! And get a guide book - not much info up there

Thank GP_Art
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Even if you take a tour during the day, the Acropolis is still impressive when lit up at night. If you can find a rooftop or roof bar that often gives a clear view. Of course a tour during the day is informative and a...More

Thank Richard10024
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My family and I had a few days in Athens and spent the day here. We got the special ticket, which is 30EU and that gets you into several sites. We toured on our own, which is doable, but bear in mind that In the...More

Thank travelingbandacoot
Reviewed yesterday

Lucky enough to see the Acropolis - went very early and had the site almost to myself for half an hour or so. Site opens at 8:00am, you can buy tickets on the day before and beat the queues on the day. Top tips -...More

Thank CheGuava
Reviewed yesterday

The Acropolis is definitely a wonder of the world! It's full of construction up there but you can still feel the ancient Greek vibe. It was awesome to see these structures in person! It's definitely a tourist spot, so the earlier you get there, the...More

Thank Larry B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As others have said the best time to go would be first thing in the morning- I tried my luck at 7pm and spent nearly an hour queuing for a ticket just to go up a hill that was absolutely chock full of enormous groups...More

Thank jamie i
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7 July 2017|
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Response from rwk2708 | Reviewed this property |
about 45 mins to an hour each way by taxi so that's 1.5 hours and 90 euros poorer (45 euros each way). queues this week about 30 to 45 mins at 9.30 but seemed to get busier as the day went on. so you could have lost 2.5 to 3... More
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5 July 2017|
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Response from Claypole | Reviewed this property |
yes definitely have to walk - it is marble and slippery so wear shoes with a good grip.
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5 July 2017|
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Response from Brendan R | Reviewed this property |
You can get the metro to the acropolis station which is beside the museum and then it is a short walk to the ticket office