Areopagus

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  • Address: Across Acropolis, Athens, Greece
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark, View Point, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Hill, Nature

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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  • Areopagus Address: Across Acropolis, Athens, Greece
  • Areopagus Timing: 24-hrs
  • Areopagus Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Areopagus: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 14.47% of people who visit Athens include Areopagus in their plan

  • 33.8% of people start their Areopagus visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Areopagus

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

55.88% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Areopagus

People normally club together Temple Of Apollo and Odeon Of Herodes Atticus while planning their visit to Areopagus.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Areopagus Reviews & Ratings

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  • Better than acropolis! Great panoramic view of the city, and a nice angle of the acropolis from down low. Be careful the rocks are very slippery and it can get crowded during sunset. There is an amazing sunset and also sunrise from this spot, good place to chill out with friends.

  • Nice view of a Athens. Where is also the entrance of Acropolis, the biggest historical place in Athens. It is nice place to stop, before enter the Acropolis and take a picture of Athens and some selfie😇 and it is free 😂😂

  • A perfect place for young people.

  • Nice view

  • Lovely view...

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