The epitome of the power and glory of ancient Greece, Parthenon serves as part of an ancient group of temples situated on a hill just above modern Athens. Undeniably one of the world's most recognizable structures, the ancient temple features some of the finest elements of Classical architecture, a style of building that has consistently influenced and inspired architects since its completion in the 5th century BCE. Although this building originally was built to honor the goddess Athena, its purpose changed several times over the centuries, and the temple successively transformed into a treasury, fortress, Christian church, and Islamic mosque. Charge your camera and wear shoes suitable for rocky terrain. Arrange to visit Parthenon and other attractions in Athens using our Athens trip planner.
Tours to Parthenon
$24 BOOK WITH VIATOR City Sightseeing Athens & Beach Riviera Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Duration: 80 to 90 minutes
Love going to this archaelogical site. When you be in Athens you do not omit to do a visit in Parthenon! more »
We went there in Corona times which caused a quite empty Parthenon which we loved! You get a fantastic view over the city and it is such a majestic place to be at. I can recommend to go there after... more »
A place of great history. It's amazing to see it stand so tall even after all these years. Everyone visiting Athens must not miss this wonder!
I liked it but Nothing really to be wow -ed by. Good price for the tickets and the fact that they close so early is not exactly great . I have heard some turists complain about the stuff up there telling them not to smoke . Good thing I am not a smoker .
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