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Where is Parthenon located?
The Acropolis is located in the center of the city of Athens. The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel located on a high rocky outcrop above the city of Athens. It contains the remnants of several ancient buildings that have great architectural and historic significance and Parthenon is the most famous temple at this site.
How to get to Parthenon?
The top flight destination for Greece is Athens, Greece’s capital city, is easily accessible by air. The Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos is situated about 17 miles northeast of Athens at Spata, is usually called "Venizelos" or "Spata," after its nearest town. Transportation options for getting around in Athens include metro, suburban trains, trams, trolleybuses, and buses.
Where to stay?AVA Hotel Athens
Parthenon history and construction
Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour - $71.64
From the Acropolis to Omonia Square, you'll see all the famous sites of ancient and modern Athens on this comprehensive morning tour. Offering a perfect overview of the modern city, this guided tour will help you get your bearings if this is your first visit to Athens.
Acropolis Walking Tour - $46.89
One for all you History buffs - discover Athens' Ancient history on this fascinating city walking tour with your local guide. Venture inside the ancient Acropolis and admire just how this ancient monument towers above the city below. You'll also see such sites as the House of Parliament and the Plaka as you soak up the local scene.
Private Walking Tour: The Acropolis - $97.69
Discover Athen's Ancient history on this fascinating three-hour Private walking tour. No trip to Athens is complete without a visit to the ancient Acropolis. See this monumental structure that towers above the city below. You will also see such sites as the House of Parliament and the Plaka.
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