Although the Parthenon was the most impressive monument of the Acropolis, it was more a showpiece than a working sanctuary. That role...
Statue of Athena Promachos & Pedestals
As you walk beyond the Propylaia into the Acropolis site, along the Panathenaic Way, you will see to your left the foundations of...
The Acropolis is the most important ancient site in the Western world. Crowned by the Parthenon, it stands sentinel over Athens, visible...
Tucked away in a delightfully quiet spot under the Acropolis, with shady outdoor tables and friendly service, Klepsydra is a favourite...
Theorias 12, cnr Panos · interesting places nearby
Kanellopoulos Museum information
This excellent museum, in a 19th-century mansion on the northern slope of the Acropolis, houses the Kanellopoulos family’s extensive collection, donated to the state in 1976. The collection includes jewellery, clay and stone vases and figurines, weapons, Byzantine icons, bronzes and objets d’art.