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Panathenaic Stadium

Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue | Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue, 999-20, Athens 999-20, Greece
+30 21 0752 2985
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The Old Olympic Stadium in Athens Greece, built of granite in late 19th century on the site of ancient Athens from the 4th Century; hosted the first modern games in1896.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“olympic games” (316 reviews)
“modern olympics” (224 reviews)
“audio guide” (209 reviews)
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Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue | Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue, 999-20, Athens 999-20, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

This was far more interesting than we had expected. It seems that many coach tours stop here for a brief photo-stop but it definately deserves more time than this; we spent nearly 2 hours there! Very good audio guide (12 or so stops around the...More

Thank DSWWinchester
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved going here being an athlete myself. One important note it’s cash only except the museum shop that takes visa. I had to walk 1km to atm and back again. Free audio guide included with plenty to listen too. Bring earphones for audio but there...More

Thank KeithLacey
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent a couple of hours around the stadium and took advantage of opportunity to pose in winner’s position. Not a sport fan at all but overwhelmed by magnificence of stadium.

Thank marsad31
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to see and experience. Lots of history. Kept very clean and tidy. Would definately go again

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was not aware of this place built in late 1800's for the modern Olympics it holds 70K, it is in magnificent condition and could pass for modern building. You cannot get onto the track or stands they are blocked off, their are toilets there...More

Thank Dave1018
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have always dreamed of being there. With a low ticket (5 euro) you can walk in the most iconic Olympic stadium ever built.

Thank Emanuele G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The stadium is worth two peeks - one by day and the other by night! The former gives you a measure of the place and the latter tells you how beautifully it can be done up!!

Thank DipuKV
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a not to be missed attraction in Athens. The small entry fee includes audio guide. Everyone is focused on the ancient sites so this is something different.

Thank Rod H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had been looking forward to coming to the Panathenaic Stadium since a friend showed me pictures of their trip and boy it did not let me down! It's so beautiful! I liked the fact they gave audio tours for free. I loved that you...More

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Do not miss it.One of the most historical place of the world.First Olympic Games was here.The energy of the place is amazing.In the center of the Athens.For everyone-anytime.

Thank Giannis G
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Pangrati
The elongated Panathenaic Stadium, built for the first
modern Olympic Games in 1896, acts as grand gateway to
the otherwise purely Athenian neighborhood of
Pangrati. This area of typical small squares, busy
main roads and residential streets will give you a
clear sense of what living in this metropolis is like.
A walk up quiet Markou Mousourou Street on the west
side of the stadium will bring you past the First
...More
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MKanor
11 September 2017|
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Response from annie1018 | Reviewed this property |
I recommend the bus or walking. Traveling by car in Athens is stressful and unnecessary.
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shasta33
11 April 2015|
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Response from Kadri E |
They made first olympics over there.
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Lady_Snowhawk
7 January 2015|
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Response from Kadri E |
I think it is only museum right now.
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