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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.
Mount Lycabettus, which in Greek means "the wolf hill" (once it was inhabited by wolf packs, and the locals avoided it) is a pearl of an urban city.
Photo: Mount Lycabettus
At the very top of the hill a small chapel of Saint George is located, where people gather on religious holidays. Also here is a cozy cafe where you can have a cup of aromatic coffee, have dinner and admire the white streets of the city and the Acropolis. Or you can visit an open-air theater where performances are held in summer.
The mountain is a favorite place for travelers wishing to see the sunset over Athens from the highest point, and among the Greeks tired of the city bustle, noise and traffic of the metropolis.
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Mount Lycabettus on the mapLocation: Kolonaki district.
More places to visit in Athens
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 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
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
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
One more place of interest to visit is the Socrates’ prison. This is the place where outstanding philosopher made his last days pass.6