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Acropolis Museum in Athens is the new ultra-modern project located right at the foot of Acropolis where exhibits from the Antique time and the Middle Ages are collected.
A new Acropolis museum in Athens opened its door to the visitors in 2009. The ultra-modern building was designed by the Swiss designer Bernard Tschumi, and it covers an area of 226,000 sq. m. It is located right at the foot of Acropolis. Most of the Antique objects (statues, reliefs, artifacts) were moved to a new museum from Acropolis and bear, mainly, a religious character. The museum has exhibitions on a permanent basis, where you can see the current excavations of the slopes of Acropolis, portraits of the gods of Antiquity, the temple of Artemis and other exhibits of the times of Classicism and the Roman Empire. General admission fee - €5.
New Acropolis Museum on the mapLocation: 15, Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, Athens, Greece
Summer time: Mo 8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tue-Thu 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., Fri 8 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sa-Su 8:00 a.m. - 8 p.m. Opening time in winter is 9 a.m.
Phone: +30 210 9000900
More places to visit in Athens
Syntagma metro station
The most unusual subway in the world is Syntagma in Athens. You’ll see exhibit pieces right after getting off the subway car.2
The Panathenaic Stadium
The Panathenaic Stadium is the only place in the world that is fully made of marble. And right from this place you’ll be amazed by breathtaking view.9
One more place of interest to visit is the Socrates’ prison. This is the place where outstanding philosopher made his last days pass.6
This is one of the places that are worth visiting in Athens since it offers an unforgettable and really magnificent view of the whole city.12
The central square of the city, from where you can easily get all the main attractions of Athens, also here you can see how the Evzones detachment changes their watch.14
Cable car in Athens is the fastest and most convenient and safe way to climb to the top of Mount Lycabettus with an incredible view on the city.10
Standing on the Aeropagus Hill you'll get sight of magnificent view of Athens. Come up to the mount and get admired and inspired.8