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One more place of interest to visit is the Socrates’ prison. This is the place where outstanding philosopher made his last days pass.
"We don’t know what the death is, it is not reasonable to be afraid of it", said Socrates when he was sentenced to death. His learners were concerned about their mentor’s fate and offered to set him free. But the philosopher turned the offer down. "The law is harsh, but it is the law" said the wise.
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See the Socrates' prison
The legend goes that exactly in this cave Socrates spent his last days, but nobody knows for sure whether he drank the poison here or not.FREE3
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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
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
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
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
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