- Address: Parthenon, Acropolis, Athens, Greece
- Timings: 08:00 am - 07:30 pm Details
- Phone: +30-2103210219
- Ticket Price: 12 EUR
- Time Required: 02:30 Hrs
- Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture
Parthenon - Review
The Parthenon is undoubtedly one of the most iconic structures in the Acropolis. It was built as a temple. The columns of the building surround the inner sanctum. This lovely piece of architecture was a tribute to the goddess Athena, after whom the city of Athens has been named.
Although just a vestige of what it must have been at the time of its glory, the structure is still simply spectacular. Embellished by several beautiful designs and sculptures, the Parthenon is a shining example of ancient Greek architecture. The fact that it still stands strong in the city is testament to the brilliant feat of architecture that it is.
Several people will travel to Athens just to see the Parthenon and why not. Not many people realize that the building appears perfectly straight due to optical illusions created by its architects. Just imagine that kind of masterful architecture in a time without any modern tools or implements. If you love history make sure to hire a guide to learn more about this place. In any case, the Parthenon is sure to surprise as well as amaze you.
One of the most iconic structures in the city of Acropolis, the monument is a great subject of delight for architects and historians. There are certain Parthenon Ticket Prices for the entrance in the premises. There is also a concession for Greek people if the Buy Tickets for Parthenon. The Parthenon Tickets can be availed from the premises itself. For a much cheaper Parthenon Ticket Cost option, go for combined ticket. The ticket price for the attraction is quite reasonable and worth visiting the site. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Athens itinerary 1 day.
- You can take a combined ticket for all the archeologically important sights and it will prove to be a much cheaper option.
- Ticket price is given in case you want to see only this attraction.
- This site comes under the Acropolis area so you need not pay extra if you’ve bought the Acropolis ticket.
Parthenon Ticket Prices
- The ticket price to visit Parthenon is included in an inclusive ticket to Acropolis.
- Reduced ticket price for Greek citizens: Euros 6
How To reach Parthenon by Public Transport
- Acropolis Station: Metro
Restaurants Near Parthenon
- Pure Bliss
- Nixon Bar
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Things to Know Before Visiting Parthenon
95% of people who visit Athens include Parthenon in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
55.23% of people start their Parthenon visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
2 Hrs 30 Minutes
People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Parthenon
90.96% of people prefer walking in order to reach Parthenon
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Parthenon, Athens Reviews
Greek Goddess Athena is the patron of Athens. She is the goddess of war and the daughter of Zeus. Parthenon is an ancient temple in Athenian Acropolis dedicated to Goddess Athena. Entry free for Acropolis is 10 euros. Once you hike the mount you feel that you are walking through ancient history among men and Gods. Preservation of the ancient site is in progress and you will see in good hands. Along the way there are explanatory notes to get you up to speed. Also ask the duty security hands if you have some questions. Also English language guides are available. It is truly a treasured experience.
This is very awesome. Be sure to bring sun protection as it's very hot. Also I recommend wearing shoes that can handle walking on the slippery marble steps up to the site. All in all it was spectacular and I loved our time here. We took amazing photos. The posted information is also quite good. Really great. We have the multi-site ticket which is a good value. We visited the museum first which was nice to understand what we were looking at.
It's impressive, but unfortunately it is in such bad shape that significant scaffolding is in place, as well as a abuse crane that is presumably used to move around the heavy pieced of marble that are used for reconstruction efforts. I sincerely hope that it will be possible finance further rehabilitation of this wonderful monument so that it can look more aesthetic sooner, rather than later (when it might even crumble for all I know).
To be able to walk around on these grounds is humbling. The size of this temple to Athena is impressive, and the views of Athens from atop the hill are unbelievably beautiful! TIP: Wear shoes that will help you grip the stone on your hike up, as most of the stones have been worn to a shiny and slippery smooth surface. Hiking shoes are my recommendation. But however you decide to do it, take your camera!
I mean, come on, it's the Parthenon! Super cool and historically significant on many levels and of course overflowing with tourists. I would recommend going as soon as it opens. There are guides to hire near the ticket booth if you want to do that. Go here first to get the premium ticket that gets you into 8 or 9 other historical landmarks.