We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Panathenaic Stadium

Closed Now: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Open today: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Save
Share
Book In Advance
3,843
All photos (3,843)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“olympic games”(356 reviews)
“modern olympics”(261 reviews)
“audio guide”(241 reviews)
About
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.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
See all hours
As featured in 5 days is not enough
Contact
Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue | Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue, 999-20, Athens 999-20, Greece
Website
+30 21 0752 2985
Call
Ways to Experience Panathenaic Stadium
from USD 52.80
More Info
from USD 42.30
More Info
from USD 41.10
More Info
from USD 47.00
More Info
Reviews (5,634)
Filter reviews
2,978 results
Traveller rating
1,789
780
352
49
8
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
1,789
780
352
49
8
Show reviews that mention
All reviews olympic games modern olympics audio guide olympic torches olympic history athens marathon white marble small museum entry fee worth a visit national gardens take pictures ancient times track tunnel podium athletic
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 2,978 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

It was interesting to discover this old Olympic stadium made from marble and to use the free audio tour for a sometimes surprising explanation. The Olympic museum contains Oympic memorabilia and accomodates a fine selection of Olympic torches

Thank _janwillem_bouman
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice stadium, like the ones you see in the movies about Greek times. You can wander around the whole place and even enter the field and exercise and run around.

Thank Angelo V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The stadium itself is very nice but I think you get the best experience with the audio guide... Specially coming out of the tunnel into the arena were you literally are "walking in the footsteps of athletes"... from the ancient to the new 😉, the...More

Thank ejmf85
Reviewed 2 days ago

Impressive marble steps and seats. Picturesque from the top. Photo of myself on top of the #1 podium! Cool entrance to underground athlete's tunnel which leads to Museum upstairs. Huge display room of past torches, posters, photos, concave mirror to light the torch, the altar...More

Thank DanaP960
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our experience, tickets were only €2,5 for students which includes an audio guide. (normal tickets are €5,-) Run on the track like a real athlete and compete which your friends.

Thank Safari783685
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Another must do, we only spotted this from Mount Lycabettus. Got a taxi straight there, it’s not included on the inclusive tick but is only €7 and it comes with a free audio guide. Unlike most of the historical sites in Athens it has been...More

Thank Jacob S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is a monument with deep history but is not ancient. So if you are visiting athens for the first is does not worth to spend your time visiting it. There are so much more monuments with biggest history.

Thank elenkf
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is the place where the first modern olympic games took place more than 100 years ago. The stadium is beautiful, all in marble. It was my second time in Athens, and I decided to pay the ticket this time to go inside. Even though...More

Thank Camperco7503
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

U get to pose around the track and there is also the winner's podium as well. There is a small museum within the area too. Worth the visit.

Thank t0ngdee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like reading about places before visiting them so I was aware of the stadium but I thought it was away from other attractions. It turned out to be within a walking distance from Plaka and the Acropolis, just past the temple of Zeus. The...More

1  Thank BillyOaks
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 292 nearby hotels
Hotel Priamos
16 reviews
.18 km away
Zappion Hotel
106 reviews
.23 km away
Coco-Mat Hotel Athens
401 reviews
.60 km away
Delice Hotel - Family Apartments
165 reviews
.64 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,773 nearby restaurants
The Black Sheep Coffee Shop
15 reviews
.17 km away
Mavro Provato Του Press Cafe
634 reviews
.17 km away
Katsourbos
228 reviews
.06 km away
Mavros Gatos
102 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,232 nearby attractions
Museum of Cycladic Art
1,042 reviews
.36 km away
Benaki Museum
1,342 reviews
.48 km away
Byzantine & Christian Museum
875 reviews
.27 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Elijah M
14 July 2018|
Answer
Response from Guillaume C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but you would still have to pay the 5 euro enter fee
0
Votes
Elijah M
14 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Matt F | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a park nearby. Not the nicest area of the city but I didn’t feel it was dangerous
0
Votes
Cruiser748760
10 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from PAT D | Reviewed this property |
The only answer to this question is to use public transport, bus or taxi.
1
Vote