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Phidias Hotel
Phidias Hotel

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 820 feet from the Acropolis and 328 feet from Thision Metro Station. It has a bar and offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi.

Good 2381 reviews
7.9
La Divina
La Divina

3 Αδριανού (0.1 km from Ancient Agora of Athens)

La Divina offers accommodations in Athens a 5-minute walk from Temple of Hephaestus and a few steps from Ancient Agora of Athens.

Pleasant 65 reviews
6.7
DL-Hospitality@Adrianou 7
DL-Hospitality@Adrianou 7

Αδριανού 7 (0.1 km from Ancient Agora of Athens)

DL-Hospitality@Adrianou 7 offers elegant self-catering accommodations in Athens just 328 feet from Ancient Agora of Athens. It opens to a balcony offering views over the Acropolis. Free high-speed WiFi is provided.

Very good 107 reviews
8.7
Acropolis Vision
Acropolis Vision

Vasilis 2 (0.1 km from Ancient Agora of Athens)

In a prime location in the center of Athens Acropolis Vision provides continental breakfast and free WiFi throughout the property. Featuring a tour desk this property also provides guests with a terrace.

Superb 1497 reviews
9.2
Live Life Acropolis
Live Life Acropolis

Andrianou 7 (0.1 km from Ancient Agora of Athens)

Featuring 2 balconies with Acropolis view and set 328 feet from Ancient Agora of Athens Live Life Andrianou offers accommodations in the middle of Athens. Monastiraki and Thisio metro stations are 5 minutes walk from the property.

Superb 39 reviews
9.2
Stylish apt in the Historic heart of the city
Stylish apt in the Historic heart of the city

Apostolou Pavlou 53 (0.2 km from Ancient Agora of Athens)

Stylish apt in the Historic heart of the city offers accommodations in Athens a 7-minute walk from Monastiraki Metro Station and half a mile from Monastiraki Train Station.

Superb 37 reviews
9.0
The Athens History
The Athens History

59 Apostolou Pavlou (0.2 km from Ancient Agora of Athens)

In a prime location right in the center of Athens The Athens History is a preserved accommodations located on a pedestrian street and offers garden views over a park. Guests have a private balcony.

Very good 55 reviews
8.6
Phaedra Apartment
Phaedra Apartment

Vasilis 7 (0.2 km from Ancient Agora of Athens)

Phaedra Apartment offers accommodations in Athens 656 feet 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.

Superb 48 reviews
9.4

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About Hotels in Ancient Agora 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.