Athens Dionysiou Areopagitou Street

Location: Acropolis

Dionysiou Areopagitou Street is a charming wide road in the heart of Athens, paved right below the Acropolis.
It was named after Dionysius the Areopagite, the first member of the ancient Areopagus Court, who converted to Christianity in 52 AD.
It is estimated to be around 830 meters long, with a starting point near the temple of Olympian Zeus and the Arch of Hadrian, on Amalias Avenue.

Walking on Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, you will come across both modern and neoclassical luxurious houses, as well as several monuments, including the new Acropolis Museum next to the Weiler, a brick building used as a Bavarian military hospital during the war, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the altar of the nymphs which is a recently discovered monument, Agia Sophia church, the neoclassical building housing the Spanish embassy and much more.
Other listed buildings are the houses of Greek artists, writers and other prominent people.

Reaching the crossroad at the end of the street, next to Filopappos Hill, you can continue walking towards Thissio or explore the foothills of Pnyx Hill where the fountain and caves of Pnyx are located.

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How to get there

There are many ways to reach Dionysiou Areopagitou Street from any location in Athens.

Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked 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) 18288, (0030) 18222, (0030) 18180. You can also book your taxi online.

On foot: As Dionysiou Areopagitou Street is located in a central area of Athens, it can be easily reached on foot from Akropoli Metro Station.

By metro: The closest metro station is Akropoli (Red Line), located right below Dionysiou Areopagitou Street.

By bus/trolleybus: The closest bus stop is "Mousio Akropolis" (Bus line 230). Check the routes and the official timetables on OASA Telematics.



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