Hill of the Pnyx
Hill of the Nymphs
Northwest of Hill of the Pnyx, this hill is home to the old Athens observatory , built in 1842.
Church of Agios Dimitrios Loumbardiaris
The 16th-century Church of Agios Dimitrios Loumbardiaris (Greek for cannon), is named after an incident in which a gunner from a Turkish...
Across from the Acropolis, this is a lovely old-style cinema in a garden setting. Sit towards the back if you want to catch a glimpse of...
It’s wise to book a prized table on the rooftop terrace of this excellent mezedhopoleio, which enjoys breathtaking Acropolis and...
Hill of the Pnyx information
North of Filopappou, this rocky hill was the meeting place of the Democratic Assembly in the 5th century BC, where the great orators Aristides, Demosthenes, Pericles and Themistocles addressed assemblies. This less-visited site offers great views over Athens and a peaceful walk.