8 expert reviews
“After reaching the Acropolis by Beulé gate, get carried away by the inspiration of the gods who, in past times, are said to have passed by here.”
– Michelin Guide
"The entire hill is the Acropolis; the 5th-century B.C. temple to Athena Parthenos is the Parthenon."
Try to arrive early for less heat and fewer crowdsc
"The Acropolis is one of a handful of places in the world that is so well known, you may be anxious when you finally get here." Full review
"You don't have to look far in Athens to encounter perfection. Towering above all—both physically and spiritually—is the Acropolis." Full review
When you enter the gate, ask for a free bilingual (in English and Greek) pamphlet guide.
"Hiking up the small hill is energizing and, if you're into photography, lots of fun to shoot with a zoom lens." Full review
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"The most prominent feature is, of course, the Parthenon. But don’t forget to check out the gorgeous panoramas of Athens as you climb up." Full review