Areopagus1860 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Across Acropolis, Athens, Greece
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: View Point, Family And Kids, Hill
Areopagus has been an integral part of Greek civilization. In ancient Athens, the Areopagus was used as a site for the council of elders to decide for homicide cases and other serious crimes. A mythological and historical site, the Areopagus hill, also known as Mars Hill, is a geological rock structure. A popular hiking trail, the climb to the top is easy and full of marble and metal steps. Also, the view from the top is breathtaking. The hill is an important legendary landmark due to its connections with Paul the Apostle’s speech “the unknown God”. As you climb towards this beautiful hill, you shall come across a bronze plaque with a Greek text of Paul’s sermon. Be careful since the ancient marble steps can be slippery!
Areopagus Travel Tips
- Visit at dawn or dusk to witness a magnificent sunrise or sunset.
How to Reach Areopagus
- Acropolis Metro Station
- Bus 230
- Thissio Station
- Dionysos Zonars
- Strofi Tavern
- Smile Restaurant
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12.6% of people who visit Athens include Areopagus in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
33.8% of people start their Areopagus visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Areopagus
55.88% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Areopagus