Acropolis Tickets

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Opening hours

Mondays: 11:00 am - 7:30 pm

Tuesdays - Sundays: 8:00 am - 7:30 pm

The above times are for the summer season, which runs from the 1st of April until 31st November. Between the 1st of November and 31st March, the opening hours are 8:30 am - 3:00 pm.

How to get there

Athens 105 58, Greece

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How do you buy tickets?
The option to buy tickets online from the ticket office is not yet available, so if you
Are there any inexpensive ways to visit?
Entry to the Acropolis is free during certain days of the year, such as 6th March, in memory of Greek singer turned politician Melina Mercouri; 18th May to celebrate International Monument Day; and the last weekend of September, for the European Cultural Heritage Festival. The Acropolis also offers free entry on the first Sunday of every month from November to March.
How steep is steep?
From a distance, the hill of the Acropolis can look quite daunting. While there
Eating and drinking
Near the Acropolis Museum, you


A brief history
Whereas settlement of the rock of the Acropolis goes back as far as 8,000 years, it wasn
The Parthenon
The Parthenon is undoubtedly the most famous and striking building of all the Acropolis
The other Olympics
Although the Olympics are seen as the peak of athletic achievement, during the 4th century BC, the Olympic Games had a rival. The Panathenaea Games, held every four years, included not only athletic events but also literature and music competitions. The whole thing culminated in a procession toward the statue of Athena, which would be clothed in a woollen robe.

Places nearby

The Acropolis Museum
The Acropolis Museum is the perfect way to round off a tour of the site
The Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum

This tightly clustered neighbourhood tucked beneath the northeastern slopes of the Acropolis is sometimes known as the Neighbourhood of the Gods for its proximity to the area


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