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Ride on the cable carin Athens, Greece

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The undeground cable car will take you to the top of the highest hill in Athens. 210 metres right inside the hill!
How to ride on the cable car in Athens
A trip by cable car in Athens is a fun and fast way to get to the top of the highest Mount Lycabettus, from where you can see a unique view of the city.

View from the top of the hillPhoto: View from the top of the hill

How to do?

1. Get the Evangelismos metro station (blue line).
2. Then along Ploutarchou Street reach the lower cable car station.
3. Buy a ticket at the entrance.
4. Take one of 34 places and overcome the distance of 210 meters to the top of the hill.
5. Here you will find the view-point, the restaurant and the theatre.

Cable car
Photo: Cable car

5. Go down the stairs on foot to contemplate the hill not only from the inside, but also from the outside :-)

Where to do?

#3Cable car in AthensCable car

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.

Location: Kolonaki district (Mount Lycabettus).
Open hours: In summer the cable car runs from 08:30 am to 03:30 pm. Without days off, every half an hour, and with a large number of tourists, the interval reduces by 10 minutes.
Phone: +30 21 0721 0701
Official website: http://www.lycabettushill.com/cable-car

How much?

A one way ticket costs €7. On Thursday and Friday the funicular runs for free.

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