Shrine Of The MusesCurrently Open
- Address: Athens, Greece
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: View Point, Historical Site, Family And Kids
Located on the Philopappos Hill, the shrine of the muses is dedicated to the nine muses. According to the Greek mythology, the muses are the 9 daughters of Zeus and are the presiding deities of arts and sciences. There is also another legend associated with this hill. It is considered that Musaeus, a poet and disciple of Orpheus, was buried here. Apart from its legendary importance, this hill also offers spectacular views of the Acropolis. Today this shrine might be in ruins but in the ancient times, it was considered as a sacred land and even today you shall see a lot of artists paying homage here.
How to Reach Shrine Of The Muses
- The walk up Philopappos is a bit of a trek up the small rocky path. The nearest metro station is Akropoli station.
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4.77% of people who visit Athens include Shrine Of The Muses in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
36.36% of people start their Shrine Of The Muses visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Shrine Of The Muses
70% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Shrine Of The Muses