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Final chance to wander so a quick trip back to the Agora which has become my favourite place in this city. This really is a little haven of quiet in bustling Athens with its shading trees and almost empty walkways where you can find amongst...More
Just a few blocks from the base of the Acropolis. This was the civic, political and commercial center of ancient Greece. Socrates spent most of his life here preaching here.
The Temple of Hephaestus is located here and is the only temple from ancient Greece...More
Not many of the original buildings are left on this site. Besides the temple of Hephaestus, which was turned into a church in the Middle Ages and thus survived, the other buildings were unearthed on several successive archaeological campaigns since 1930s. The Stoa of Attalos...More
This is one of the 7 sites that you can visit with the 30 euro combined ticket. The Ancient Agora is a large park-like complex with two main buildings, the Temple of Hephaestus and the Agora Museum located in the Stoa of Attalos. The Agora...More
I really enjoyed the Ancient Agora of Athens. It was pretty cheap and is SO much bigger than I imagined. There is just so much to see! There is even a little museum that you can enjoy at no extra cost. Every building has a...More
I paid a small fee to enter the Ancient Greek Agora and spent approximately 3 hours walking around exploring the ruins. These date back to the 4th century BC. It was wonderful. I would recommend you pay to see these.
At first glance from the outside it doesn't look like there is a lot to see in the Agora but the truth is quite the opposite. There is loads to see in the Agora and all sorts of interesting information that gives you a real...More
It was just amazing to walk in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks! It’s good to first read or listen about the Agora to understand the significance of what one is seeing. I found an online audio guide which was very helpful. It’s spread in...More
My previous reply did not include the museum on the grounds. Another hour to really get the most out of the museum would be best. It has interesting items you won’t see anywhere else. Look for the hemlock cups used to... More
My previous reply did not include the museum on the grounds. Another hour to really get the most out of the museum would be best. It has interesting items you won’t see anywhere else. Look for the hemlock cups used to execute people in ancient Athens.