Apostolou Pavlou 39 Thissio (0.1 km from Ancient Agora of Athens)
Centrally located on the pedestrian street of Apostolou Pavlou Phidias Hotel is just 250 metres from the Acropolis and 100 metres from Thision Metro Station. It has a bar and offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi.
Αδριανού 7 (0.1 km from Ancient Agora of Athens)
DL-Hospitality@Adrianou 7 offers elegant self-catering accommodation in Athens just 100 metres from Ancient Agora of Athens. It opens to a balcony offering views over the Acropolis. Free high-speed WiFi is provided.
Vasilis 2 (0.1 km from Ancient Agora of Athens)
Well situated in the Athens City Centre district of Athens ACROPOLIS VISION is set 100 metres from Ancient Agora of Athens 200 metres from Temple of Hephaestus and 500 metres from Monastiraki Flea Market.
Andrianou 7 (0.1 km from Ancient Agora of Athens)
Featuring 2 balconies with Acropolis view and set 100 metres from Ancient Agora of Athens Live Life Andrianou offers accommodation in the middle of Athens. Monastiraki and Thisio metro stations are 5 minutes walk from the property.
59 Apostolou Pavlou (0.2 km from Ancient Agora of Athens)
In a prime location right in the centre of Athens The Athens History is a preserved accommodation situated on a pedestrian street and offers garden views over a park. Guests have a private balcony.
Vasilis 7 (0.2 km from Ancient Agora of Athens)
Phaedra Apartment offers accommodation in Athens 200 metres from Ancient Agora of Athens. Guests benefit from balcony and a sun terrace. There is a seating area and a kitchen. A flat-screen TV as well as a CD player are provided.
135 Ermou (0.2 km from Ancient Agora of Athens)
Centrally located in Athens Dimi Luxurious Suites provides a restaurant city views and free WiFi 2.8 km from Acropolis and 3.2 km from Odeum of Herodes Atticus.
17 Astiggos 1st Floor (0.2 km from Ancient Agora of Athens)
Situated 200 metres from Monastiraki Flea Market Ancient Agora Apartments offers accommodation with a balcony. Each unit features a living room with a flat-screen TV and a kitchenette fitted with a microwave and a fridge.
Situated in Athens and with Ancient Agora of Athens reachable within 90 metres The Athens Version Luxury Suites features express check-in and.
Offering an impressive view to the Acropolis from its rooftop terrace Hotel Thissio enjoys a central location.
The O&B Athens Boutique Hotel is located in the upcoming area of Psiri in the city’s historic centre.
18 Micon Street is perfectly located for both business and leisure guests in Athens.
Be My Guest Athens is centrally located in Athens within walking distance of both the scenic Thission and Petralona districts and a 4-minute walk.
Right on Monastiraki Square just steps from Monastiraki Flea Market 360 Degrees features a roof bar- restaurant with panoramic views of.he city and.
Located in the heart of Athens 360Degrees Pop Art Hotel offers modern accommodation with free WiFi access just steps from Ermou Street.
Centrally located in the vibrant area of Psiri Live in Athens offers modernly decorated self-catering accommodation with free WiFi.
14 Reasons Why is located in the heart of Athens 200 metres from Monastiraki Square. The property features a terrace as well as a shared lounge.
Right next to Monastiraki Metro Station A for Athens offers a rooftop bar with a stunning view of the Acropolis.
Set within 500 metres of Temple of Hephaestus and 1.
Situated in Athens 200 metres from Ancient Agora of Athens and 1.
In a prime location in the centre of Athens Ederlezi Boutique Hotel provides air-conditioned rooms free bikes free WiFi and a garden.
Set in the heart of Athens Live in Athens Classic offers accommodation with free WiFi and seating area.
Stay central Athenian flat in Athens offers accommodation with free WiFi 1.5 km from University of Athens - Central Building 1.
Located within 400 metres of Monastiraki Square and 1.
Located in the heart of Athens Chameleon Youth Hostel is conveniently situated close to vibrant areas and major sights of Athens.
The Ancient Agora of Athens was the central hub of political and social life in ancient Greece. It was a vast open-air marketplace where merchants, craftsmen and tradespeople of all types conducted commerce and gathered. Political discourse was held here, including debates and tests of skill, as well as religious festivals. The Agora also served as a gathering place for citizens to meet socially, learn from philosophers and orators, conduct physical exercise such as wrestling or archery competitions, hear theatrical performances and spectacles, organize sporting events such as chariot races, vote in democratic elections, pay respects to heroes whose statues adorned the streetscape and much more. The agora was a bustling center of activity that helped define the character of ancient Athenian society—one that combined the political ideals of democracy with strong cultural traditions.
Archaeological evidence suggests that the Ancient Agora has been used since at least the 6th century BC when Solon established his reforms. It is believed that during this period it was mostly used by artisans who would come to sell their wares to Athenians. As time passed its importance grew throughout ancient Greece and it became an integral part of everyday life for citizens living in Athens and its surrounding areas.
During classical times it came to symbolize democracy with Pericles famously saying “we do not say that a man makes a city but rather that the city makes him” when speaking about what he saw at the Agora.
The Ancient Agora was once home to some of antiquity’s most influential figures such as Socrates, Plato, Pericles and Demosthenes who could often be found discussing philosophy or politics in its grounds. Famous monuments such as the Stoa Basileios (Royal Portico), Tholos (Round Building) , Temple of Hephaestus (Theseion) , North Stoa II (South Stoa) are still visible today along with many other smaller structures which help us build up a picture of what life may have been like during antiquity in Athens.
It is an invaluable insight into how people lived; how they worked; how they traded; how they discussed politics; how they worshipped gods; how they exercised their right to democracy – all within one area making up part of this vibrant cityscape.