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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.
Modern trailers every half an hour cover 210 meter distance below the ground to deliver travelers and locals to the highest hill in Athens (277 meters), where everyone can visit the chapel of Saint George XIX, sit in a restaurant with a panoramic view of the city. Or watch one of the performances that are held here in the open-air theater.
The cable car has been functioning since 1965 and does not stop all 365 days a year.
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Ride on the cable car
The undeground cable car will take you to the top of the highest hill in Athens. 210 metres right inside the hill!€75
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Cable car on the mapLocation: Kolonaki district (Mount Lycabettus).
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
More places to visit in Athens
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
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
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
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
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
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
One more place of interest to visit is the Socrates’ prison. This is the place where outstanding philosopher made his last days pass.6