The Ancient Agora

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37° 58' 28.3692" N, 23° 43' 23.484" E
General info: 

One of the most important parts of Greek history was the political aspect of their life. The Agora (also known as Forum of Athens in older texts) was the heart of ancient Athens, the focus of political, commercial, administrative and social activity, the religious and cultural centre and the seat of justice. At the same time it is the best-known example of an ancient Greek agora.

Besides the historical aspect, it offers you a beautiful view of the hills in its surroundings: the hill of Areopagus on the south and the hill Kolonus Agoraios, also called Market Hill, on the west.

Getting there: 

Metro Monastiraki


Adults €4, children € 2
Opening time: 8 am – 3 pm, museum closed 8 – 11 am on Mondays

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