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Best view in Athens Enjoy the city from above
"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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Lycabettus Hill Tips (59)


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

Mount Lycabettus

Mount Lycabettus is a hill which can be seen from everywhere in Athens. It rises 277 meters above sea level and is the highest point in the city that surrounds it. Pine trees cover its base, and at...
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Jul 23, 2008

Wonderful view!

Lykavittos Hill reaches 910 feet above the city. It is the highest one! You can climb on top on foot or use the funicular (about 5 euro per ride up and down).Besides the wonderfull view on top you can...
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Apr 13, 2008

Amazing views of Athens

You can see the whole of Athens from here, try to visit just before sunset to see the sun setting over Pireaus. There's the Chapel of St George up here along with a restaurant to enjoy a cool drink or...
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Sep 02, 2007

View from the top

This is the best view of Athens and Acropolis. Go about an hour before the sunset. I went at about 10pm and the view was magnificent but my camera couldn't take good pics at night. Locals recommend...
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Jun 28, 2007

the hill with the church

i think (correct me if i'm wrong), this is the highest of the small hills in the middle of athens. anyway, the view from it is just amazing - you can see the whole athens and realise finally the...
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Jun 27, 2007


An absolute must do in Athens is watch the sunset from the top of LYCABETTUS HILL or Mount Likavitos. That is exactly what was planned for Friday night's VT get-together. Only, the sun didn't...
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Jun 21, 2007

Lykavittos Hill

Watching the sunset from Lykavittos Hill is one of the absolute must do's in Athens, especially if you are there with your significant other. We debated back and forth whether to take the time to get...
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Sep 08, 2006

Viewing Athens from above

The hill is even higher than the Acropolis, so you are looking slightly down onto the Parthenon.There are wonderful views from there. You may get a cable car from below, or you can drive up, or get a...
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Aug 15, 2006

Sort of off the beaten path

If you're in the mood for a sort of, nature experience without leaving Athens, I would recommend walking up Lycabettus (Lykavitos) hill. There's a beautiful amphitheatre at the top, with lots of...
Jul 16, 2006

Visiting a windy hill while soccer match is on

We have visited this hill with the cable cart (do not know the exact name of the hill) while there was a big wind blowing and a soccer match playing at the stadium. (do not know which stadium and...
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Jul 10, 2006

Restaurant with a view

As the highest hill of Athens here you can have a fantastic view for your dinner in the nigthtime Athens just looks more at peace with it self. The restaurant is fine and offers good food it is twice...
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Apr 07, 2006
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Things to Do Near Lycabettus Hill

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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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At the edge of National Gardens Zappeion is a neoclassical Hall that was built in 1878 by the Danish architect Th.Fr. von Hansen. The Hall took its name after Evangelos Zappas that donated money to...
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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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