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Athens Happy Train

Syntagma 25, Athens, Greece
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Fun with Kids:)

Lovely thing to do if u with smaller kids. Goes up and down places of interest. Not very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
joo31
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London
via mobile
Loved it !

A fun way of seeing a few sights and the streets of Plaka and Monastraki, very friendly crew and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
valoneisone
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somerset
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Hop on and off this bright red train to take in the city’s main sights.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible18%
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“train takes” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Syntagma 25, Athens, Greece
Syntagma

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely thing to do if u with smaller kids. Goes up and down places of interest. Not very expensive. U can arrange stop when needed but sadly no bell to ask for stop. As we are before tourists season the train did not stop everywher...More

2  Thank joo31
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fun way of seeing a few sights and the streets of Plaka and Monastraki, very friendly crew and only 5 euros a lovely little trip -do it!

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Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

I can’t comment on the trip as it did not happen. We arrived and were invited to sit in the train and it would be setting off in ‘about 10 mins’. That was fine. We sat there for much longer than 10 mins so we...More

1  Thank Susan S
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Reviewed January 10, 2018

We used the happy train more-so to get around and to see things quickly as we only had the 1 day in Athens. The train itself was a fun experience but if I were to be taking it to hear the commentary on all the...More

1  Thank Angela_and_Brodie
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Reviewed October 27, 2017

The train audio system is very poor. The train also goes through very busy roads so the commentary is impossible to understand over the traffic noise. The driver and guide do not explain much on how it works unless asked in detail. They could not...More

1  Thank cap10awesome
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Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

We took the happy train from Constitution Square and had a good view of the city as the train passed by various landmarks. Having done the train journey, we had a good idea of the landmarks to visit on our own. The highlight of the...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2017

It is located just one of the corner of Syntagma Square every 20 minutes it starts to run it takes about 45 minutes or so have fun and sightseeing transport go thru big crowded avenues, the parliment, the monuments, the war museum, the zappeion hall,...More

Thank fethi d
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Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Four years ago, this was a priceless excursion. The little train took you around Plaka, the Agora and the base of the rock and you could hop off and on as you pleased. Now, it takes you along main roads, through exhaust fumes, you can...More

2  Thank Linda G
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Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

On my last day yesterday in Athens I decided to go with the happy train to see more places I haven't seen yet while I used the bus tour for two days. The fare: £5 for adult & £3 for child. The tour guide sounded...More

1  Thank Leah M
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Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

We took the train Saturday night, starting at the Plaka. You pay 5 euros for about 45 or 50 minutes, though that includes a time between trains at Syntagma. You don't get much history from the guide. One or two sentences per stop. Don't take...More

Thank Nick P
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Nearby
Syntagma
Perhaps the best place to get your bearings is
Syntagma Square, crowned by the imposing Parliament
building on its upper side and surrounded by other
large structures, such as the exclusive Hotel Grande
Bretagne. The grand avenues that lead towards Omonia
are also full of massive Neoclassical edifices like
the Numismatic Museum and those around smaller Platia
Kolokotroni. Here you will find lots of travel agents,
...More
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