Beautiful architecture in this 3-building academy of Athens. We were lucky to walk by at night time and see the buildings beautifully lit.
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This is one of the most stunning buildings visitors to Athens should see. You can get to it by Metro Red Line, getting off at Panepistimio Metro Station, and then walking the few steps to the Academy, on Panepistimiou Street. Next to it, on one...More
If you are not already in the area, the easiest way to reach the Academy of Athens is by metro, red line/number 2, Panepistimiou Station. As you are out from the metro station, just cross the boulevard with the same name and here you are!...More
Good looking building. I was allowed to go inside and take pictures. The staff was helpful and spend a few minutes chatting with them.
What makes this landmark great is it gives you a visual of how ancient buildings would have looked like...the columns, pediments, the sphinx, statues, et al. You don't have to go inside to appreciate it. In addition, statues of Plato and Socrates flank the building...More
Imposing neoclassical building built in the 19th century. It houses twelve working research academies and is one of the most well known landmarks in Athens, particularly around the Syntagma Square area. The massive statues of Plato and Socrates sit at the entrance to the staircase...More
Located at the center of Athens, it is a wonderful highlight and a meeting point. Built at the beginning of the 20 th century it is a classical monument housing the services of The Academy of Athens, Greece's national academy, and the highest research establishment...More
Our hotel was nearby so we walked over to see this beautiful structure. Although we wandered around the grounds, we did not know how to gain entry to the Academy or if it was even open to the public. It was worthwhile spending 30 minutes...More
we visited this area with our guide and it was amazing. a definitely must see when visiting Athens. it is very close to other main attractions aswell. you will love it if you are into art