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Acropolis Athens: Acropolis is actually one of the most picturesque neighbourhoods in Athens. The long pedestrian street passes (Apostolou Pavlou st) in front of the Acropolis, Herodeion Theatre, the New Acropolis Museum and finally reaches the Hadrian Arch. It is also known as Makrigianni quarter in Athens, where the statue of Makrigiannis lies, the hero of the Greek Revolution, that is found at the beginning of this street, in a small round square.
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Its architectural beauty and its historical significance, make this quarter popular among tourists and a favourite spot of the Athenians to stroll around on a Sunday morning, under the Holy Rock. It borders with the picturesque neighbourhood of Plaka from one side and the region of Koukaki on the other. The most famous sights in Athens are found within a walking distance from the Acropolis, explaining the reason why most of the visitors stay close to the city centre. Also, Acropolis can be easily accessed by metro (Acropolis Metro Station), bus or tram.
Many museums are found nearby, the most important being the famous New Acropolis Museum, the Lalaounis Jewelry Museum and many other smaller museums located in the neighbourhood of Plaka. Neoclassical buildings line the pedestrian street, that house many institutions, galleries or embassies. Many taverns, cafeterias and gift shops are available.
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There are many ways to reach Acropolis, from any location in Athens.
Airport to Acropolis: 35 km / 21.7 miles | Piraeus port to Acropolis: 13 km / 8 miles | Syntagma square to Acropolis: 2.5 km / 1.5 miles
Tours: Discover the Acropolis with an organized tour, starting from 61.20 euros.
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked Athens transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the port, airport or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 693 881 8288, 0030 694 597 2090, 0030 690 943 9292 or book your taxi online.
On foot: As the Acropolis is located in a central area of Athens, it can be easily reached on foot from Syntagma square, in approximately 20 minutes.
By metro: The closest metro station is “Acropolis” on line 2. Get a map of the metro here.
By bus/trolleybus: The closest bus stop is “Apheteria” of the bus line 230. The area of Acropolis is located within a 5-minute walking distance from the bus stop. Check the routes and the official timetables on OASA Telematics.
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The famous Acropolis and the beautiful Plaka are the surroundings of this excellent central hotel. The Acropolis Select hotel in Athens offers spacious guestrooms in close proximity to impressive attractions, e.g. the temple of Zeus. The recently refurbished rooms are all fully equipped with A/C, satellite TV, ISDN lines, safe, hair-dryer and stocked mini bar. They are decorated with fine Italian and German designs and Greek artworks. The superior rooms are ideally overlooking the Acropolis.
Divani Palace Acropolis hotel in Athens is ideally situated in the very centre of the city, with immediate access to the Acropolis, the Herodion theatre, the museums and the many shopping and entertainment venues of Plaka, Thissio and Monastiraki. This 5 star luxury complex offers deluxe rooms and suites appointed with all modern comforts, including beautiful bath amenities, individually controlled A/C, wireless internet(fees apply) and Queen size comfortable beds. A private balcony with exquisite Acropolis and Lykavitos hill views is also available in most units.
In a privileged location right under the hill of Acropolis, Hotel Hera in Athens provides luxurious accommodation combined with excellent views. The rooms apart from the great view, they feature private bathroom, flat screen satellite TV and free Wi-Fi. The roof garden restaurant-bar serves delicious food overlooking the Acropolis. There is 24-hrs reception, internet corner and meeting and banquet facilities available.
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