"Ancient Agora" Ancient Agora Tip by Sharrie

Ancient Agora, Athens: 117 reviews and 203 photos

  Ancient Agora from Acropolis
by Sharrie

Ok, as I've mentioned earlier, the Ancient Agora has a building to it. Here, from Acropolis, you could see the ANCIENT AGORA on the right (the one with the longest covered roof-top building)& HEPHAISTEION on the left (A temple also known as Theseion). THESEION was built around 449-440 BC! Look at how well-preserved it is!

Of interest to you might be that SOCRATES was executed in the state prison here at the Ancient Agora in 399 BC!

Directions: City center
Phone: 210 3210185
Website: http://odysseus.culture.gr/h/3/eh355.jsp?obj_id=2485

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated May 21, 2003
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