Athens First Cemetery

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  • Address: Athens 116 36, Greece
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  • Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +30-2109221621
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: War Memorial, Cemetery, Family And Kids

A somber but an important attraction, the Athens’ First Cemetery needs a visit for being the resting place for many a renowned Greek citizens and artists. A calm and quaint spot to explore during the afternoons, this cemetery allows you to think on the nature of human mortality. One of the famous names that have been engraved here is that of the archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann (1822–90), whose mausoleum is decorated with scenes from the Trojan War. While strolling amidst its pine trees avenue and large olives, you shall be struck with the works of art such as that of Halepas’ Sleeping Maiden sculpture created on the tomb of a young girl.

How to Reach Athens First Cemetery

  • By Metro: Syngrou-Fix station

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  • Athens First Cemetery Address: Athens 116 36, Greece
  • Athens First Cemetery Contact Number: +30-2109221621
  • Athens First Cemetery Timing: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Athens First Cemetery: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 1.39% of people who visit Athens include Athens First Cemetery in their plan

  • 57.14% of people start their Athens First Cemetery visit around 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Athens First Cemetery

Thursday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Athens First Cemetery

People normally club together Aristotle's Lyceum and Monument Of Philopappos while planning their visit to Athens First Cemetery.

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