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National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

30 Panepistimiou, Athens 106 79, Greece
+30 21 0727 7000
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30 Panepistimiou, Athens 106 79, Greece
+30 21 0727 7000
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just for the record, the Trilogy of buildings was designed by Danish architect Theophilus Hansen and his brother Christian. If you come to Vienna see T’s other masterpieces, the Parlament and the Musikverein. And Yes, I happen to be Danish!

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love being around this place. Awesome building with the essence of Ancient Greek times! Worth visiting

Thank Ireneacav
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The National University of Athens is a magnificent building. The best way to get there is by Metro. Get off your Red Line Metro at Panepistimio (University) Metro station, walk up onto the road, a few more steps, and you are in front of the...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 28 May 2017

If you are not already in the area, the easiest way to reach the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is by metro, red line/number 2, Panepistimiou Station. As you are out from the metro station, just cross the boulevard with the same name and...More

Thank Lucian M
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The Main buildings of the National University are astonishing. At night, they are even perfect. I passed through them every single night, and every single night I photographed them. If you simply don't have the time to enter, just go and enjoy the buildings from...More

Thank AndrePatricio
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The building of the National University of Athens is one of the 3 best samples of neoclassic architecture in Athens, along with the National Library and the National Academy buildings. Excellent designs, fine marbles with the characteristic columns and overall details of Neoclassicism...

Thank sotirispap2015
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The building has reproduced the great Greek sculpture and one can imagine how beautiful would have been all the ancient monuments of Golden Era of Greek civilization. Most beautiful modern era building in Athens. MUST SEE.

Thank Rajesh P
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Monuments of Athena and Apollo with lyre on the Academy's flanking pillars are very impressive. worth to see it

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

It is undoubtedly impressive but if you are visiting Athens and flying around then not really a highlight unless you have plenty of time. Nice though.

Thank GAlsager
Reviewed 2 July 2016

If for no other reason, pay a quick visit to the university to enjoy the buildings. They're in a busy area that's easy to get to by metro or walking.

Thank Butler C
Omonia Square is as plain in appearance as Syntagma is
grand. Surrounded largely by functional blocks from
the 1950s and 60s and no longer boasting its
underground stalls, the square is now mostly
frequented by immigrants and bargain shoppers. The
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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