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A Way going back...

You do need to use your imagination as well as your knowledge of Greek history if you are going to... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Dimitris L
Sydney, Australia
Historically wonderful

Great stroll through the birthplace of democracy. Get a real sense for everyday Athenian life... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
via mobile
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A graveled road stretching from the stadium to the Acropolis, used for processions in ancient Greece.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good22%
  • Average34%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“procession” (3 reviews)
“footsteps” (3 reviews)
“path” (4 reviews)
Athens, Greece
Thissio / Makriyanni
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

You do need to use your imagination as well as your knowledge of Greek history if you are going to get something out of this Road. It is part of the site of the Agora, so you will walk along it anyway. You will see...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Great stroll through the birthplace of democracy. Get a real sense for everyday Athenian life - even if you have to use your imagination a bit.

Thank pedage10
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 10 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
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
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