Socrates' Prison

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  • Address: 100 metres from the southwestern edge of the Agora, Athens, Greece
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Prison

Although there is little historical viability to the location that is known as the Socrates Prison, this place still holds some kind of a legendary interest. Believed to be the site where Socrates, the famous philosopher was imprisoned, this site consists of three caves carved into bedrock. The site is gated so you can only see it from a distance. However, it will be of particular interest to those who have studied Socrates and the trail that ultimately led to his imprisonment.

How to Reach Socrates' Prison

  • Petralona Metro station

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  • Socrates' Prison Address: 100 metres from the southwestern edge of the Agora, Athens, Greece
  • Socrates' Prison Timing: 24-hrs
  • Socrates' Prison Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Socrates' Prison: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 4.52% of people who visit Athens include Socrates' Prison in their plan

  • 58.33% of people start their Socrates' Prison visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Socrates' Prison

Monday, Thursday and Sunday

50% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Socrates' Prison

People normally club together Pnyx and Athens Planetarium while planning their visit to Socrates' Prison.

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

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