"An Oasis in the Middle of Madness" Acropolis Tip by wilocrek

Acropolis, Athens: 179 reviews and 334 photos

Like an oasis in the middle of a blazing desert the sight of the Acropolis rising above the bustling madness of the city of Athens is truly a welcome sight for sore eyes. Stepping out of the city streets into the dirt paths that snake their way to the top will be like splash of cold water on hot day. The chaos of the city of Athens will melt away as the true nature and origins of Athens will be brought alive by the timeless beauty of the Acropolis. While some may choose to make a quick visit as part of a tour in my opinion, at the very least, a couple of days is needed to be able to soak in the magnificence of what your eyes will see. Don't let the cost of the 12 euro admission fee get you down...it will be worth every euro and then some. A word to the wise get there as early as possible as the midday crowds...no matter what time of year...will clog up the paths of the Acropolis so try to get a couple hours of serenity by coming early.

Directions: City center

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Mar 21, 2009
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