If you are visiting Athen on summer time avoid going between 11 am to 5 pm... extremely hot!!! or take a hat or umbrela.
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Impressive and nice to see. Open to sun, with no shade, so be prepared. Crowded, but worthwhile. Glad I didn't have to help build it.
We visited the Parthenon which is on the site of the Acropolis and it was fabulous! We were a family of four with two children aged 10 and 12 and we visited in the height of the Summer towards the end of July. I was...More
Genius and spectacle to be struck speechless by. A long climb but worth it for all travellers. Some work currently under way but doesn't detract.
Visiting the Parthenon was the highlight of my trip to Athens. It has been on my list for a while and I am glad to have been able to finally see it. Be prepared to walk and climb stairs, lots of them. We visited in...More
Try to book tickets on line to avoid the queues of people swarming to see 14 or so pillars still standing up. Then ask yourself the question Was it worth 20 euros. No. Only go if you must. Not worth it.
Always dreamed of seeing the Parthenon! The walk up is not too bad because there are some landings to rest on. We went around 4 pm to avoid the high heat. Well worth the trip. The Parthenon and Temple of Athena are beautiful. Wear non-slip...More