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"Maybe you took one look at this green mountain rising out of the center of Athens and said to yourself ""I hope there is nothing important up there because I really don't feel like climbing a mountain"".  There is something important up there. An am when she dropped a stone... Follow us and listen all the legends about enjoy the spectacular view during the day sunset or night.Goddess Athina created Lycabettus by accident when she dropped a stone... Follow us us and listen all the legends about enjoy the spectacular view during the day sunset or night. Drink a beer and listen the stories of the city. We can hike there easy
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Athens Private Full-Day Tour
"This is an 8 hour tour of all the sights you must see when in Athens. Relax in a spacious Mercedes minivan and enjoy Athens in the best way possible. From the breathtaking Acropolis to the best meal in town it's all covered. The schedule is flexible and always tailored to your individual needs and interests on the day. Main attractions include:The Acropolis – Erechtheion – Herodion Ancient TheatreNew Acropolis MuseumNational Archaeological M"""This 8-hour tour covers all the must-see attractions when in Athens. It includes the Acropolis the Acropolis Museum the Archaeological Museum Temple of Zeus
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Private Full Day Athens Photography Tour
"We will start at the foothill of the historic Acropolis Hill early in the morning and take our way thru the main archaeological monuments to Hydrian Arch Temple of Zeus and visit Panathinaikon Stadium the stadium that hosted the first Olympic games. We visit the highest point inside the city Lycabettus hill before continuing our photography adventure thru Plaka and Anafiotika. These two neighborhoods will be our playground before stopping at the scenic Mikrolimano near Peiraus to enjoy our mid-day meal. Later we will head to “Athens Riviera” to see the magnificent Vouliagmeni Lake and photograph the sunset near the temple of Poseidon at Sounio.This is a great way t
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Mount Lycabettus

Athens abounds with hills, and many are so barren they surge upwards and unpopulated out of the cityscape. Of all these hills, the standout is Mount Lycabettus, rising like a limestone fist from...
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Jul 27, 2016

Lycabettus Hill

This is one of the best viewing spots in Athens. As it is the highest point in Athens, you get a bird’s-eye view of the nearby Acropolis and the whole city of Athens. We went during the day, but I...
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Mar 29, 2014

Lykobettos Hill Is the Highest Site In Athens

Almost 1000 feet tall, this is the highest point in Athens and gives a 360 degree view. The ascent is by walking (45 minutes), bus, driving or funicular. At the summit is the 19C Chapel of Agios...
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Sep 20, 2011

The Church of St. George -Lycabettus hill

In a distance the church of St. George (19th century) looks like a fairytale castle perched on top of the hill which is at the highest point of Athens. It is a pleasant morning or afternoon walk, and...
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Sep 12, 2011

Agii Isidori Cave Church at the Lycabettus hill

While visiting St. George on the Lycabettus hill, I dropped by the Saint Isidori little church with the cave and shrine.It is the little church where we had our wedding ceremony years back and after...
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Sep 12, 2011

Athens from above ;)

We arrived Athens at about 2 PM. We headed to the hill to get a general view of the city as we were only staying for 3 nights. We took the teleferic to go to the top but we took the stairs to get...
Sep 04, 2011


This is one of the sites in Athens where you get the best view over the city. How do you get up there? Take the metro untill Evangelismos stop, get out and go left untill you see a road on your right,...
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Jun 16, 2011

Views over the city from high above!

Reaching this vantage point feels like a pilgrimage in itself!If you decide to go by metro (and why not - the stations are cool!), come out of the station, turn left and walk about 3 minutes till you...
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Jan 31, 2011

Go up the hill.........

From the top you will get excellent views of the city, and can clearly see how far Athens spreads.The Acropolis and other hills stand out like green islands in a sea of concrete, encircled by the...
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Apr 25, 2009

View from Above

Athens being hilly, there are several points where you can get superb view of the city. One of them is the Acropolis Hill and the other is Lycabettus Hill, a sharp limestone rock climbing 277 metres...
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Oct 24, 2008

Stroll on Up

In our on-going efforts to always be lost, we thought we were heading up Lycabettus Hill after we came down from the Acropolis. Whereever we were at that time, it was a pleasant walk-about, and it is...
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Oct 07, 2008


Lykabettos is the highest point of Athens. On the top of the hill there is a church, Agios Georgios. On the eve of Easter Sunday there is a candlelit procession that goes down from this church.From...
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Aug 03, 2008
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Omonia Square

Short tour at the Omonia square A taxi driver who took as in his cab one night, told us in his own words the story about the Omonia square. He was a proud Greek man, around 65 years old. In his...
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The Zappeion is stunning building complex beside the National Gardens, is used as a Conference and Exhibition Center. In 1869, the Greek Parliament approved the building works for the Olympic Games...
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Acropolis - Erechtheion-Caryatids

Erechtheion was the devil spawn of the Goddess Athena, born of rape and put in a box to keep him secret. Those foolish enough to open the box, and see the snake beast within, threw themselves to their...
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Acropolis - Temple of Athena Nike

It's small enough to be overlooked, and dwarfed even in comparison to the Propylaea (Acropolis Gate). But it's the first temple you see as you enter, and it's position over a sheer drop is the most...
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Tower of the Winds

It's called the Tower of Winds for its most obvious features: the eights wind deities that grace its highest rim. The wind vane on its roof would indicate the wind direction, but it was also probably...
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Ermou Street.

To truly appreciate the cultural ambience and beauty of Athens one needs to take the time to amble through the streets. One of the best walking tours of Athens is to start at Syntagma Square and walk...
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