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Mount Lycabettus

Athens 99920, Greece
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Walk or take the funicular tramway to the top of this hill for the best views of Athens
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cable car” (273 reviews)
“small church” (116 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Athens 99920, Greece
Kolonaki / Lykavittos
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Reviewed yesterday

Saw Mt. Lycabettus in our view from our hotel St. George Lycabettus. Has a chapel on top of the mountain and wanted to see it. The day we went the funicular was not working and my husband and I decided use the stairs to the...More

Thank Diane P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stayed half way up Lycabettus Mountain at a boutique Hotel. It was a beautiful view seeing across the city to the Acropolis and Parthenon.

Thank Traci T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went up for sunset and it didn't disappoint. We took an uber most of the way since it was getting late and our feet were tired. There's a nice looking restaurant up there. We didn't stop at it but good for a beer. It's...More

Thank Mary Z
Reviewed yesterday

I went here when I was a kid and it was awesome to take my kids there now. The view from the top does not get old. There is a beautiful little church up there where you can go in and light a candle. We...More

Thank MiamiGreekGirl
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We caught a taxi from Syntagma Square and asked the driver to take us to the cable car which takes you to the top of Mount Lycabettus. The driver insisted that he could take us further up the mountain and that it would be a...More

Thank Lydz1970
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stunning views over Athens, we took the funicular, wheel chair access was limited and we carried the wheel chair up, using crutches to get up the stairs. There is a nice restaurant at the top.

Thank drakeekard
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to this gorgeous site on Saturday morning. The hilltop and view of the city was excellent, but on Saturday mornings the church is often used for baptisms so we didn't get to go up to it. We're planning another trio while in Athens...More

Thank pedage10
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very steep climb, or can catch the short rail. Views at the top are fabulous, with a small church on the top and a few restaurants (which looked unappealing). 20 minutes at the top was enough. Wouldn't bother again but if you like views...More

1  Thank SuzeStar
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Climbed on a night time for about 20 minutes up. Amazing view. You can see the entire Athens well lit at night. The breeze is just so amazing.

Thank Doris R
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a rainy day but we decided to visit Mount Lycabettus. We took the tram to the Syntagma station and walked the remainder of the way using our Around Me app. We stumbled upon the Hi-Fai Grill House (highly recommend) where we had a...More

Thank sharoneearly
Kolonaki / Lykavittos
By far the ritziest neighbourhood in town, Kolonaki is
home to most of the chic boutiques and designer label
stores. Here, the wealthy say no to austerity by
dressing in their finest and spending hours in the
trendy cafés around Kolonaki Square, sipping the most
expensive coffee in Europe. The area also contains a
couple of notable museums and cultural institutions,
which add to the air of nobility. The leafy upper
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How long did it take you to walk up? Is the funicular open after sunset?
19 May 2017|
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Response from Gina R | Reviewed this property |
The funicular is open after sunset, it takes less that 10 min to go up the mountain in the funicular.
how to I get there if I don't want to walk up
1 April 2017|
Response from Nicknall | Reviewed this property |
There is a rail car in Kolonaki at the foot of Lykabettus mountain that will take you to the top. Also Taxis will take you there.
how do I get there with public transportation
1 April 2017|
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Response from Wayne W | Reviewed this property |
Depends on your preference. the bus 060 will take you very close at about a block. We prefer to walk a bit and see Greece and much prefer the Metro over the bus. If you prefer the Metro then blue line M3 get off at... More