The Ancient Agora of Classical Athens is the best-known example of an ancient Greek agora
The Ancient Agora, northwest of the Acropolis, was the center of the city in the classical and Hellenistic times.
The Ancient Agora of Classical Athens is the best-known example of an ancient Greek Agora, located to the northwest of the Acropolis.
The ancient Agora was the marketplace and the center of everyday life in ancient Athens. For an impressive view of the Agora from afar, head to the north wall of the Acropolis or the roads from the Areopagus.
travellers and culture vultures! The sprawling market site features a range of buildings and ruins that take you back to society life in ancient Greece. This marketplace would have been one of the main meeting spots for all citizens, with philosophical talks, healing baths, religious meetings and…
The center of modern Athens becomes a meeting point with the ancient culture. The imposing landscape captivates both visitors and resedents of the city!
The ancient Greek Agora of Athens was used as a commercial or residential gathering place .
These ruins, located in the heart of modern Athens, were once the site of the marketplace in ancient times, a political, cultural and economic center of the ancient world.
“Once the largest temple in Greece, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, now lies near the center of the town, still offering a majestic sight.”
“The National Garden is a public park of 15.5 hectares (38 acres) in the center of Αthens, behind the Greek Parliament building. The Royal Garden was commissioned by Queen Amalia in 1838 and completed by 1840. It was designed by the German agronomist Friedrich Schmidt who imported over 500 species of plants and a variety of animals including peacocks, ducks, and turtles. It is open to the public from sunrise to sunset.”
“One of Greece's must-see Museum; was built to house the Parthenon Sculptures. Do not forget to visit the cafe located on the museum's roof.”
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