Today’s Exploration: Acropolis of Athens

Parthenon, is one of the most representing monuments of my country. Anyone, can recognise the imposing temple of the goddess Athena. The sanctuary is located on the rocky crag known as the Acropolis.


On the Acropolis you can visit the following:

  • Propylaea

  • Temple of Athena Nike

  • Parthenon

  • Erechtheion

  • Brauronion

  • Temple of Rome and Augustus

  • Pedestal of Agrippa

  • Beule Gate

  • Acropolis fortification wall

  • Chalkotheke

  • Old temple of Athena

A brief History of Parthenon:

Ticket Type

  • Full: €20,

  • Reduced:€10

Valid for the archaeological site of the Acropolis and its Slopes. Tickets are available only at the ticket office on site.

Special ticket package:

  • Full: €30,

  • Reduced: €15

(Valid for 5 days).

Valid for: Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Agora of Athens, Archaeological Museum of Kerameikos, Archaeological Site of Lykeion, Hadrian’s Library, Kerameikos, Museum of the Ancient Agora, North slope of Acropolis, Olympieio, Roman Agora of Athens, South Slope of Acropolis

Reduced admission for:

Greek citizens and citizens of other Member – States of the European Union who are over 65 years old, upon presentation of their ID card or passport for verification of their age and country of origin.

Students of University – Higher Education Institutes, Technological Educational Institutes or equivalent Schools of countries from outside the European Union, upon presentation of their student ID cards

Dates & Times

Everyday 08:00 – 17:00

(Last Entry: 16:30)

The site is closed the following dates:

  • January the 1st

  • 25 of March

  • 1st of May

  • Easter Sunday

  • 25 and 26 of December

Official Webpage:

Metro Station:

Acropoli (Line 2)

Want to learn more about the Parthenon’s secrets? Check the video below.

Read more HERE.