Hill Of The NymphsCurrently Open
- Address: Athens, Greece
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
- Tags: View Point, Family And Kids, Hill
The landscape of Athens is filled with attractions that speak up of Greek mythology and legends. One of the points in Philopappos hill, this hill of the nymphs is 103 meter high and offers picturesque views of the city and the surroundings. This hill is supposed to have been dedicated to nymphs, the Greek deities associated with a particular location.
What makes this hill quite interesting to climb is that it houses an observatory financed to be built by Baron Sinas. At the time of its construction, it was the first observatory of Athens and was named as Asteroskopeion. It was designed by the Danish architect Theophil Hansen who shaped it as a neoclassical domed structure with a cross-shaped floor plan.
Hill Of The Nymphs Travel Tips
- Lot of climbing is required.
How to Reach Hill Of The Nymphs
- By Metro:Thisio Station
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3.38% of people who visit Athens include Hill Of The Nymphs in their plan
50% of people start their Hill Of The Nymphs visit around 10 AM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Hill Of The Nymphs
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hill Of The Nymphs