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Athens Riverside a journey in Mythical Athens
"Heridanos a river god son of Oceanus and Tithys was a small stream that flowed from a source at the foothills of Lycabettos through the ancient agora to the archaeological site of Kerameikos. Part of the river was unearthed during the excavation of the metro.Ilissos was a river god in antiquity an following our steps you can imagine and also see his waters flowing again inspiring you to commune about anything that may concern you in our modern society.Through our tour you will meet ancient sanctuaries dedicated to mystery gods christian churches that replaced the old temples
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Acropolis of Athens Tour
"Join up with your expert guide at the prearranged meeting point then set off at a leisurely pace along the tree-lined streets to the foothills of the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens — the ancient citadel and archaeological site that dominates the city.Make for the south slope of the acropolis to avoid the m then pay your entrance fee and head inside to see some of the world’s finest archaeological treasures. On the way visit the Theatre of Dionysus a 5th-century amphitheater that is often cited as the birthplace of the performing arts. Imagine the grand space filled with Ancient Greek theatergoers as you perch on one of the stone seats and hear about its long history from your guide. Then stop at Dionysus Sanctuary a site dedicated to the Greek god of wine and fertility who was also the patron god of the Greek stage.Inside the acropolis
From EUR29.00
 
Athens Super Saver: Acropolis of Athens Tour plus Athens Small-Group Food Tour
"Acropolis of Athens Tour (1.5 Hours)Meet your guide in central Athens and then set off along the tree-lined streets to the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens archaeological site.Pay your entrance fee and head inside via the south slope to avoid the main crowds. On the way visit the Theatre of Dionysus a 5th-century amphitheater often cited as the birthplace of the performing arts and the Dionysus Sanctuary a site dedicated to the Greek god of wine and fertility.Ascend the sacred hill stopping to see and learn about sights such as the Parthenon
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Theatre of Dionysus

The Theatre of Dionysus was a major open air theatre in ancient Greece, built at the foot of the Acropolis and forming part of the temenos of "Dionysus Eleuthereus". Dedicated to Dionysus, the god of...
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Jul 23, 2008

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus, also known as the Herodeion, was built in about AD 160. Today the Odeon functions as a theatre, in the summer months hosting concerts and performances of ancient drama,...
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Lilasel
Nov 13, 2004

Stoa of Eumenes

During the Byzantine period, the buildings on the southern slopes of the Acropolis were incorporated in the fortifications of the citadel, the Rizokastron. The defensive wall, coming from the...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Jul 23, 2008

The Theatre

That was it ? i asked my self when i saw it, i guess once again i had high expectations.I don't know why but i had in mind much bigger theatre. Yes its a beautiful one no doubt but i just thought it...
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Sharon
Apr 10, 2004

Theatre of Dionysos

Perched on the south slope of the Acropolis are two massive theatres, one being the Theatre of Dionysos. This was built around 326 AD, and held over 17,000 people. Originally, there were 64 levels for...
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Jmill42
Mar 16, 2004

theatre of Dionysus

Walking into the south slope of Acropolis I saw the theatre of Dionisus, I have to admit that the first time I wasn’t impressed but when I walked up the southern slope of Acropolis I realized its...
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mindcrime
May 10, 2014

Theatres, and stones...and a dog, of course.

I enjoyed exploring the south slope of the Acropolis more than the main site itself. It is much less crowded, of course, but also has some fascinating structures.The Theatre of Dionysos is truly...
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leics
Aug 18, 2015

Acropolis - the Theatre of Dionysus

The audience area of the theatre (cavea) was built on southenr slope of the Acropolis. It was then rebuilt in 4th century BC to the shape more or less preserved to these times.The depth of the...
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gale.blog.pl
Mar 14, 2005

Acropolis - the Odeion of Herodos Atticus

Constructed in 161 AD the Odeion was founded by Tiberius Claudius Herodos Atticus, a noble and generous citizen of Athens.The Odeion's stage was 35.40 m long and the orchestra was 18.80 m in diameter....
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gale.blog.pl
Mar 14, 2005

See the Theatre of Dionysos

At the southern foot of the Acropolis this was the first theatre built of stone & thus the birthplace of Greek tragedy. Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophones had their plays performed...
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ChrsStrl
May 11, 2003

Apostolou Pavlou Street

A pedestrian avenue has been recently opened all the way around the Acropolis, at the opposite side of Plaka. You can have a very nice and relaxed walk with superb views starting at Odos Dionissiou...
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SirRichard
May 06, 2003

Ancient Athens theatre

This is a ancient theatre where actors performed, as I understand the audience did not know the show until the performance started as they briefed the actors shortly also. From what I understand, it...
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Kodi01
Jan 22, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Acropolis - South Slope

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Acropolis Museum

What makes the Acropolis Museum more fascinating than most is the intriguing and infuriating mix of politics and history. Apart from being a showcase for the thousands of objects discovered around the...
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Athens University History Museum

A rich collection of rare editions of books, magazines, newspapers and scientific studies, and other documents. There is also a display of scientific instuments related to chemistry and pharmacology.
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Tzistarakis Mosque

It is located on Μοναστηράκι and is easily accessible by metro. It was built in 1759 and has no minaret. This is still a problem for the Muslim community of Athens, since this is one of the very few...
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Museum of Greek Folk Art

Folk art museum is located in Plaka and has a rich collection of silver work,metalwork,costumes, pottery and paintings by Theophilos Hatzimichail date from 1650 until today it also have an...
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Jewish Museum

As described on the brochure of the Museum: "The Museum was founded in 1977 to collect, preserve, research and exhibit the material evidence of 2.300 years of Jewish life in Greece.As a historical...
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Central Market - Varvakios Agora

It is a great way to spend money on food. Also known as ΔΗΜΟΤΙΚΗ ΑΓΟΡΑ ΑΘΗΝΩΝ, it is located between Omonia and Monastiraki.
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