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Athens Happy Train

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Could be better !!

It is a 40 minutes journey starting from Syntagma Square. The charges are 5 euro for adults and 3... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Only if you have young children

There is no schedhule. You just go there and wait. The tour is rather short. There is only one stop... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Kavala, Greece
via mobile
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Hop on and off this bright red train to take in the city’s main sights.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Syntagma 25, Athens, Greece
+30 21 0725 5400
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great way to experience and rest in the middle of the day after walking.Very hot during noon time so keep that in mind. enjoy the ride!

Thank hodporat
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a 40 minutes journey starting from Syntagma Square. The charges are 5 euro for adults and 3 for children. It passes through some important and some small busy lanes . The worst part was the commentary which we just could not hear. If...More

Thank BalkrishnaShroff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You get carted around some busy streets as well as some back alleys. Really don’t see much of any value at all. Our hostess was more concerned with eating and chatting with friends on her phone which caused a major tantrum and spat with the...More

Thank kpBunbury
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the "happy" train with our family when visiting Athens. For the duration of the ride we were subjected to choking exhaust fumes (we even moved to the last carried but it didn't get any better). It smells something between old diesel and motorcycle......More

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small red train leaves from Sygnmata square just near McDonlds. 5 Euro per adult, 3 per child. Goes past Parliament, military museum, past Penatheniac Stadium, Temple of Zeus, Hadrian’s Gate into The Plaka we got off at The Plaka right near Diogensis restaurant which is...More

Thank Nomad9499
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took this tour thinking we would get a feel for the city and, at very least, see the Acropolis. The best that can be said for it is that it’s cheap (5 euros per adult, 3 euros per child). We just missed one, so...More

Thank Londoner16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Happy Train is a fun way to get a feel for the city without boring your small kids. It moves very slowly and the route is actually pretty short. There are lots of stops but you need to let the driver know when you...More

2  Thank T-Africa2000
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

There is no schedhule. You just go there and wait. The tour is rather short. There is only one stop at Plaka. The ticket is 5€, and 3€ for children over 4 years old. The tour is supposed to be guided but the sound is...More

Thank Evgenia365
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We took the train with our small kids. I was expecting a bit more ability to see the sites or even more stopping. After reading the other reviews I'm not sure why ours didn't seem to stop more than a few times to let people...More

Thank ShannaAndFamily
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

If SNL ever spoofed a Greek city tour, this would be it. Bored, inarticulate teen providing incomplete, useless & incomprehensible info. Her English accent was very poor. The train hardly stops. No map or guide to get your bearings. We missed the Archeology Museum (our...More

Thank TurkishDelite73
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Perhaps the best place to get your bearings is
Syntagma Square, crowned by the imposing Parliament
building on its upper side and surrounded by other
large structures, such as the exclusive Hotel Grande
Bretagne. The grand avenues that lead towards Omonia
are also full of massive Neoclassical edifices like
the Numismatic Museum and those around smaller Platia
Kolokotroni. Here you will find lots of travel agents,
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