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Panathenaic Stadium

Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue | Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue, 999-20, Athens 999-20, Greece
+30 21 0752 2985
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The Old Olympic Stadium in Athens Greece, built of granite in late 19th century on the site of ancient Athens from the 4th Century; hosted the first modern games in1896.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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“modern olympics” (201 reviews)
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Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue | Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue, 999-20, Athens 999-20, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It gives a spirit of the Olympic Games. It is of course renovated, but looks like original. Now basically used for he concerts and soldiers gymnastics. Good place to take pictures

Thank Talgat D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We called here on a coach tour of Athens; such an amazing place, quite apart from the ancient and more recent history; well worth a visit.

Thank BigWoo
Reviewed 2 days ago

The first every Olympic arena is a site to see for sure! But, there's not much to do there besides take a few pics. The fact that the Romans rebuilt the arena out of marble really lets it withhold the hands of time. The arena...More

Thank patrickrmccann
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A most impressive construction to be sure, and something that I would call must see. The structure of the stadium seems simple in itself, but as you walk around you get a feel for the little touches, which the free audio guide also explains. Walking...More

Thank Johannes Sælsen N
Reviewed 3 days ago

we walked by it, and it was beautiful enough, we did however not pay the entrance to go in.you can take pretty pictures just standing in front of it.

Thank l-f-s-francois
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a lovely structure but not much to see. Easily skippable, but if you're in the park, walk past. This picture pretty much sums it up.

Thank mpm1
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped here real fast and took some pictures outside of the gate and read the site signage. You can pay a fee and go inside and really enjoy the site, but it was incredibly hot, so we just took off. Watch for the Monk...More

Thank lowens311
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's on a pretty big road so you could really just drive by and see it. They had barriers up so we couldn't go in to sit or anything. Still pretty cool though

Thank Vicgert
Reviewed 4 days ago

The place is huge, honestly the scale of it is quite staggering. We almost stumbled across this as our friend had taken us through the parks on a walk. The trees open out to reveal the amazing sight of the stadium. Not too busy around...More

Thank Iain T
Reviewed 5 days ago

This stadium has held 3 olympics and is made out of marble. Worth looking at. The first modern olympics was held here.

Thank Bindastraveller
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Pangrati
The elongated Panathenaic Stadium, built for the first
modern Olympic Games in 1896, acts as grand gateway to
the otherwise purely Athenian neighborhood of
Pangrati. This area of typical small squares, busy
main roads and residential streets will give you a
clear sense of what living in this metropolis is like.
A walk up quiet Markou Mousourou Street on the west
side of the stadium will bring you past the First
...More
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shasta33
11 April 2015|
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They made first olympics over there.
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Lady_Snowhawk
7 January 2015|
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I think it is only museum right now.
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