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Roman Agora

Athens, Greece
+30 21 0324 5220
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Athens, Greece
Monastiraki
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Reviewed yesterday

Had bought the 30 euro ticket, entrance to the Roman Agora/Tower of the Winds was included. Not much to see, hardly any signage. Tower of the Winds is interesting, but that is essentially it.

Thank Peter_vB2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you happen to be passing by (and have bought the 30€ ticket which allows you entry to the Roman Agora) I would recommend that you pop in for 10 minutes, as that’s all you need to see and read everything in the Roman Agora....More

Thank Craig E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to fly through here, as they were closing shortly, but if you have the combo ticket it is certainly worth a visit.

Thank mamacooking
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Athena gate is impressive and the Tower of winds is ok. For kids the latrine is here so they can see how the Greeks had set up washrooms. If you have time to see it, it’s a quick visit. Close to Hadrian’s library and...More

Thank artantor2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only worth going just to see the impressive tower of the winds. If you have bought the 30 euro Acropolis multi-ticket it is well worth a walk around otherwise we wouldn't have bothered to be honest.

Thank HappyDays1894
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Roman Agora is located just north of the Acropolis along a path I took to the hill and back. It was constructed in the first century B.C., during the reigns of Julius Caesar and Augustus. It once included a large, open-air courtyard surrounded by...More

Thank Sowellman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time we go to Athens we spend an afternoon wandering around the Agora. It is peaceful and beautiful. I can picture in my mind how it was in it's heyday and enjoy sitting on a bench wondering who else may have sat there in...More

Thank Holly S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It seems not worth to pay in order to get in. If you are around, a glimpse from outside certainly seems enough.

Thank Daniel N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is decent stretch of land with the ruins of what must have been a bustling center of human activity during the Roman conquest of Greece. One can imagine politicians, philosophers, actors strutting their stuff; and of course the market shops around. Visit the Tower...More

Thank globetrottingYankee
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised when I went to the Roman Agora as I didn't think their would be much. Some of the old ruins are amazing! It's also great to see the diagrams of what the place would have looked like back when everything was...More

Thank Rachael S
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Monastiraki
Monastiraki is a souvenir-hunting enclave with a
difference. Apart from the dramatic backdrop of the
Acropolis, its network of alleys and pedestrianized
streets surround the remains of both the Greek and
Roman agoras, adding the quaint concept that this is
where the ancients also came to shop. Named after the
tiny monastery church at its center, Monastiraki
Square is a lively spot by day or night, with street
...More
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