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Located in the Greek agora

Walk in the footsteps of history part of the agora not a lot to see bit let your mind wonder and... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2016
David L
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Historic=yes..Interesting=not really. You might as well walk it to get from one attraction to the... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2016
jlantern3
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Columbia, South Carolina
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A graveled road stretching from the stadium to the Acropolis, used for processions in ancient Greece.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average33%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Athens, Greece
Thissio / Makriyanni
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

Walk in the footsteps of history part of the agora not a lot to see bit let your mind wonder and paint your own picture

Thank David L
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Historic=yes..Interesting=not really. You might as well walk it to get from one attraction to the next. Footsteps of history.

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 16 May 2016

There is no map of the entire site they give you as they have a shortage and they tell you to take a picture of the map. You could easily miss gems of information if you domt have a data plan on your phone. Loose...More

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 9 November 2015

The Panathenaic Way is the pathway to the Acropolis - the road that in ancient times would have been a very busy thoroughfare for foot traffic to the Acropolis site. It makes you feel humbled walking in the path of so many over thousands of...More

1  Thank Shawn B
Reviewed 1 October 2015

After seeing the acropolis we, went the long way down that takes you down the Panathenaic way, that was used during the festival of the Panathenaia. This festival was celebrated once every year and started on Athena's birthday and the anniversary of the battle between...More

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 1 May 2015

This is an old gravel pathway that leads to the Acropolis. It is hard to visusalize since it is all but obliterated. I could imagine a mass of people slowly walking to either place. Unfortunately it is not how it used to be but I...More

Thank Cancunner
Reviewed 25 February 2015

This is a deserted road located next to the ancient Agora site. While the road is said to lead to the Acropolis, it was so badly paved (if at all), that we gave up trying to walk through it and went around the more modern...More

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 6 August 2014

This is the path through much of the ancient agora from the Acropolis to what is now Monastiraki. It has an incredible history, but there is not much to see. While I have a good imagination, I suggest moving through this quickly. TIP: As soon...More

Thank CuriousTravelerRadio
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Talking about the Panathenaic Way I would not mention anything about its own history, but I would just describe some particular tips for tourism. It is an ancient road connecting the Agora in a straight line going up to the top of the Parthenon. Of...More

Thank Magellano81
Reviewed 16 June 2013

The Panathenaic Way, a bit of which we can still follow on the Ancient Agora of Athens, used to connect the Agora and the Acropolis. It was a way used for procession of the Panathenaia festival, proceeding from the lower city to the Temple and...More

1  Thank Superkatt
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Thissio / Makriyanni
Named after the well-preserved Thission (ancient
temple of Hephaestus), Thissio is blessed with a small
wooded park and some less frenetic streets that offer
numerous quieter places to stay and eat. Largely
pedestrianised Apostolou Pavlou Street runs between
the Acropolis and forested Filopappou Hill, well worth
climbing for more great panoramas, until it merges
with Dionysiou Areopagitou Street. This leads to the
...More
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