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February 26, 2010
Oxford, United Kingdom
October 11, 2009
Cruising in the Eastern Med,
Cruising The Eastern Med-Again!
October 31, 2008
From journal Athens - Cradle of Civilization
January 14, 2008
From journal Greek Adventures in Athens
Cary, North Carolina
September 26, 2007
From journal Greece Is the Word: Part 1 - Athens
July 5, 2007
From journal A Tiring Day in Lindos
January 27, 2007
From journal First Timer in Athens
August 29, 2006
From journal Athens, Greece
August 2, 2006
From journal Semester in Athens
North Attleboro, Massachusetts
July 25, 2006
Once you finally make your way to the site, make sure you have shoes with traction. Climbing up towards the main gate, you'll see the Theater of Dionysus. Here, they have smaller performances to show tourists some of the Greek culture. The area has much marble, stones, and stairs throughout the site. When you first approach, you'll be entering Athena's shrine. As you walk through, you'll notice there is much construction. They are in the process of restoring the monument.
Continue through Athena's Temple, and proceed to the Parthenon. Here you can envision the activities that took place thousands of years ago. It is still in relatively good condition, but it is thanks to the efforts of the reconstruction team. Don't be alarmed, as many artifacts are available there as well as in the museum on-site.
Besides taking in the ancient buildings, be sure to take a few moments to soak in the sights from above Athens. You can see the layout of the city as well as have a good view of Lycavittos Hill.
With your ticket into the Acropolis, you'll also receive tickets to see Ancient Agora and other historical sights/references throughout the city.
From journal Athens: An Ancient Wonder