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Reviewed 1 week ago

From this rock you have great views over the Ancient Agora and the Acropolis. According to mythology it was here that Ares was tried by the council of the gods for the murder of the son of Poseidon.

Thank NoeB1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located just off a main road in plaka near the acropolis, this hill is a safe way to get a beautiful view of the city, and especially the acropolis which is next door. There are a few people that come for sunrise but it feels...More

Thank Departure635613
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Areopagus is a rocky promontory next to the Acropolis that overlooks the Ancient Agora. Access just past the main entrance to the Acropolis (keep left rather than heading to the Acropolis ticket office), and climb to the top via the original hand carved steps or...More

Thank 92stem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic place to take pictures, either downhill on the Ancient Agora and the city, either toward Acropolis. But take care, the rocks and the steps are extremely slippery, normal considering the huge amount of tourists that are polishing it every day. It is a place...More

Thank ToujoursLaRoute
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is where the ancient high court was located. The view from the top is excellent , the climb is not easy.

Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really great spot, peaceful, great view as well of Athens. Options of paths for those who need it to safely climb the rocks.

Thank david b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the combined Hill of the Nymphs and the Pnyx. Not many people go and it is a lovely, peaceful place to walk and experience the birthplace of democracy (this is where politicians met and discussed policy before moving to Dionysus Theater). It is...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

It used to be a temple for Areus, the god of revenge and punishment. Then was destroyed and buried. After a while, it was where Athen’s high court. Then it was a place Apostle Paul have a speech. This tiny hill was a great place...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2018

Climb steps used over 2500 years by the council of the elders, early court area, place were philosophical questions were discussed and were St. Paul gave his first sermon. Not only great history but excellent views of Athens. Be sure to do your homework or...More

Thank wacotom
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Read on trip adviser travel guide to go , we werent dissapointed / found it easily took gr8 photos both sides of the hill of both the city & the acropolis - definately worth s visitb👍

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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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