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Areopagus Hillin Athens, Greece

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Standing on the Aeropagus Hill you'll get sight of magnificent view of Athens. Come up to the mount and get admired and inspired.
Areopagus Hill, Athens
The Areopagus Hill is a magnificent place. It is mainly known for the fact that it was a place of council of elders of Ancient Greece. According to the legend, right at this marble hill they hold a court over Ares, the Greek God of war, who killed Poseidon’s son. He was justified, but they say right after this event murder hearing were held here.

Also philosophers used to give speeches here. The most famous one was a sermon by Paul the Apostle in front of the pagans. The sermon text you can see on the bronze tablet at the marble stairs at the foot of the mountain.

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#9See Athens from the top of the Areopagus Hill in AthensSee Athens from the top of the Areopagus Hilloddviser

The Areopagus Hill is the right place to admire Athens at a heigt.

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