We took the back way to get to Acropolis and happened upon Mars Hill/Aerpagus. We weren't even looking for it at the time. You can walk up one of two ways a set of stairs or you can walk up the rocks. The rocks are...More
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It is on the way down from the Acropolis, dont miss it. It is here that the apostle Paul addressed the Greeks on there belief system ( Acts 17:24 ). It was cool to sit atop and read Acts 17 as a family. It is...More
We were able to more fully appreciate Acts 17 standing atop Areopagus (also known as Mars Hill). Apostle Paul had stood in the shadows of the Acropolis to address the Athenians who worshipped pagan gods with the message of Jesus Christ. It was amazing to...More
I visited here on my first night in Athens by accident while roaming around. It's near the base of the Parthenon and a must while visiting.
I visited the Areopagus during my trip around the base of the Acropolis, mostly because I was interested in its history with the Apostle Paul. The top was covered in graffiti and trash, like much of Athens, but I'm still glad that I went.
A great way to spend a sunset on a day before or after your Acropolis visit. Similar views without paying the price of admission to the ruins again. You won't be alone... it's almost as much a social event as a lookout spot, but well...More
When you buy the pass to the Acropolis there are a lot of things included. You should aim to get there early so you can make the most of your tour. This site is included in that package. It's worth a look.
This is a huge rock, or collection of rocks perhaps, just below the Acropolis, on the way up. In ancient times the Athenians used this site to conduct important trials, in other words this was the place of their High Court, trying cases such as...More
Above the Agora is Mars Hill. The rocky staircase is polished to a slippery shine from the footsteps of people over the centuries. People wearing flip flops were either slipping or falling with almost every step. A top this rock was where the apostle, St....More