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Athens Happy Train

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Hop on and off this bright red train to take in the city’s main sights.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Syntagma 25, Athens, Greece
Syntagma
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+30 21 0725 5400
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Absolutely the worst idea we had while we were in Athens. This excursion no longer takes you up to the acropolis and you simple move around the traffic of central Athens with barely any tour guide announcements. I think in summer it has open windows...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bigby21
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

At firat we thought this is only for kids, but then we said - why not for adults as well! The littel city train goes arround a lot of places in the city and it a different point of view because it also goes were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Daniela S
Reviewed 19 October 2018

It could be better if the staff and particularly the lady who happened to be tour guide and was also responsible for selling tickets had a better customer services. When your electronic payment machine does not work-or you do not want it to work- and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Samiausie
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Having had a good experience with a little train tour of Luxembourg we thought that this would be a good way to see some highlights of Athens on our 1 available day (happened to be raining). The prior experience we had headphones with our language....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EWB-in-MB
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

You sit on a train and the woman who Sits up front merely calls out names of buildings when you pass. Most the time her microphone didn’t work so you could even hear her. It’s suppose to stop at each spot but it didn’t. This...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 672hillaryr
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

The seats are uncomfortable, and they give little to no information on each of the sites that you pass. We regretted spending the money on it

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NiallHa
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Great way to experience and rest in the middle of the day after walking.Very hot during noon time so keep that in mind. enjoy the ride!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank hodporat
Reviewed 10 September 2018

It is a 40 minutes journey starting from Syntagma Square. The charges are 5 euro for adults and 3 for children. It passes through some important and some small busy lanes . The worst part was the commentary which we just could not hear. If...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BalkrishnaShroff
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

You get carted around some busy streets as well as some back alleys. Really don’t see much of any value at all. Our hostess was more concerned with eating and chatting with friends on her phone which caused a major tantrum and spat with the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kpBunbury
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We took the "happy" train with our family when visiting Athens. For the duration of the ride we were subjected to choking exhaust fumes (we even moved to the last carried but it didn't get any better). It smells something between old diesel and motorcycle......More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alex P
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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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