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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.
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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More places to visit in Athens
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 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
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
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
New Acropolis Museum
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.4
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