12 Tripodon (0.3 km from Parthenon)
Housed in a neoclassical building Tripodon Plaka In the shade of Acropolis by GHH is a split-level villa centrally located in Athens 100 metres from the scenic Anafiotika.
20 Lisiou (0.3 km from Parthenon)
Situated in Athens 300 metres from Anafiotika Athenian House in Plaka - 4 Bdrm Villa - 10 adults features accommodation with a shared lounge free WiFi and a shared kitchen. This villa provides air-conditioned accommodation with a patio.
20 Lisiou (0.3 km from Parthenon)
Set in Athens within 300 metres of Anafiotika and 400 metres of Roman Agora Athenian Niche in Plaka - 4 Bdrm Villa - 10 adults offers accommodation with free WiFi air conditioning a restaurant and a garden.
24 Tripodon (0.3 km from Parthenon)
Located in Athens 100 metres from Anafiotika and 300 metres from Acropolis ALDIS MANSION by K&K provides accommodation with amenities such as free WiFi and a flat-screen TV. This apartment provides accommodation with a patio.
(0.3 km from Parthenon)
Kirristou (0.3 km from Parthenon)
Located in the centre of Athens 300 metres from Anafiotika and 500 metres from Acropolis Delightful 1BD Apartment in Plaka by UPSTREET provides air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi.
Parthenonos (0.3 km from Parthenon)
Located in the centre of Athens 200 metres from Odeum of Herodes Atticus and 400 metres from Acropolis Museum Charming & Comfy 2BD Apartment in Acropolis Area by UPSTREET provides air-conditioned accommodation with a patio and free WiFi.
Situated in the Athens City Centre district of Athens the neoclassical Noble Suites provides elegantly decorated accommodation with free WiFi.
Located in the historical centre of Athens Acropolis View Hotel offers spectacular Parthenon views.
Located in Plaka Kyria Boutique House-NEW is a perfect starting point from which to explore Athens.
Nefeli Hotel is situated in the scenic area of Plaka on the foothills of the Acropolis.
Philippos Hotel is ideally located right next to the Acropolis Museum and a 5-minute walk from the Acropolis Metro Station.
Nefeli Hotel is situated in the scenic area of Plaka, on the foothills of the Acropolis.
Enjoying a privileged location in the popular district of Plaka Kimon Hotel offers modern and affordable accommodation with free WiFi and rooftop.
Hotel Plaka has a prestigious location in Athens’ historic centre.
Dioskouros Hostel is a popular choice amongst travelers in Athens whether exploring or just passing through.
In the heart of Athens set within a short distance of Odeum of Herodes Atticus and Acropolis Museum Acropolis Stylish Suite offers free WiFi air.
Apartment Hadrian in Historic Center of Plaka provides accommodation with a kitchen set just 400 metres from the renowned Acropolis.
Home and Poetry is conveniently located in the popular Plaka area.
Situated within 700 metres of Roman Agora and 700 metres of Ermou Street-Shopping Area in the centre of Athens, Fos Residential Apartments features.
Stop at A77 Suites to discover the wonders of Athens.
Featuring a garden Acropolis TownHouseCo Suites is located in the centre of Athens close to Odeum of Herodes Atticus Acropolis Museum and Temple of.
The Parthenon in Athens, Greece, is a mesmerizing ancient temple complex that has captivated people for thousands of years. An iconic symbol of Ancient Greek culture, the Parthenon was originally built to honor the goddess Athena and serve as a place of worship. It stands atop the Acropolis, a rocky hill that overlooks the city center and serves as its most prominent landmark.
The temple was designed by renowned architect Iktinos and constructed between 447–438 BCE using marble from Mount Pentelicus. As one of the world’s most recognizable structures, it is widely considered a feat of engineering and design, with its intricate ornamentation proving to be just as impressive today as when it was first made centuries ago.
The Parthenon features an iconic "peripteral" structure with eight fluted columns on each side, plus two rows at either end, all supporting the gently curved pediment. The sculptural decoration includes two continuous friezes depicting scenes from Athenian life and mythology - one on the east side featuring Theseus freeing Athens from Minotaur captivity; and west side showing Athena being attended by various deities.
Inside the cella stands an 8-meter high ivory statue of Athena wearing her armor dress while carrying an olive branch in her left hand. Completed shortly after 432 BCE this was one of the greatest sculptures ever created and stood until it was taken to Constantinople in 1204 CE by Crusaders during their sacking of Athens.
Today, visitors can still marvel at this timeless masterpiece whose form has remained essentially unchanged for over 2000 years! Its massive presence serves as a reminder of Ancient Greece's historical importance around the world – both culturally and architecturally – providing us with invaluable insights into our past which we can use to inform our present day society and inspire new generations to come!