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Mount Lycabettus

Athens, Greece
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Walk or take the funicular tramway to the top of this hill for the best views of Athens
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cable car” (328 reviews)
“small church” (151 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Athens, Greece
Kolonaki / Lykavittos
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"cable car"
in 328 reviews
"small church"
in 151 reviews
"funicular railway"
in 87 reviews
"walk up"
in 140 reviews
"highest point in athens"
in 69 reviews
"st george"
in 44 reviews
"degree view"
in 28 reviews
"amazing views of athens"
in 28 reviews
"entire city"
in 34 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 59 reviews
"nice restaurant"
in 43 reviews
"cafe restaurant"
in 26 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 28 reviews
"nice walk"
in 30 reviews
"syntagma square"
in 50 reviews
"taxi driver"
in 26 reviews
"hill"
in 591 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

We took the cable train up and walked down. Excellent views just before and after dusk. Well worth the effort.

Thank KevinRayment
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The view on athens is really nice however nothing more to do there. Some restaurant whereto have a drink or lunch and a church.

Thank jeanpierre k
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The walk up to the funicular ( tram / railway ) is worth the effort on its own , take care not to miss the entrance it not very well sign posted . At the top you are rewarded with magnificent views across Athens looking...More

Thank benjoejack
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I would not recommend hiking up to the ticket office in extreme heat but I would definitely suggest the funicular car to the top. Views of the Acropolis, a nice cafe and unique experience make this a half day experience. The trail (wide steps) down...More

1  Thank parrothead99
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It’s max 20 minute walk up to the top or take the cable car for 5 euros . This is a 360 view of Athens and well worth the hike up . Take some great pictures from the top . There’s a small church with...More

Thank JGFIELD
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is just the most amazing view of Athens and the surrounding area. The adventure shall begin with a ride of the Teleferik to go up. Buy a snack, have a coffee, pay the price and enjoy the breathtaking views while the gentle wind caresses...More

Thank P P
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Better visit in time for the sunset. You will be rewarded! 360* view of the city of Athens and so romantic!

Thank ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΙΑ Π
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Reviewed 6 days ago

When I did my research for Athens, I did not seem to find this. So while staying at the Hilton Athens we noticed it from our hotel. We inquired about it at our hotel. We walked up the hills to get to the main entrance(funicular)...More

Thank tamjomc
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Read all reviews with a grain of salt and exercise discernment. I read several negative reviews, didn't really care for the tourist trap, but good thing my friend wanted to go. It was an excellent decision. 0) First of all, when & how & why...More

2  Thank Keydawn
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great walk from southern side. Not very long and not that exhausting during warm spring months. Superb place to see sunset!!! Great views to the sun going down also from the southern side! Very much recommend!

Thank Ewa L
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Paramita D
April 5, 2018|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
The real answer is, it depends how fit you are and also how often you stop take on the sights as you go! Allow half an hour without stopping and that should be about right
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BelindaGNZ
October 7, 2017|
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Response from Vlasta69 | Reviewed this property |
Lycabettus is not a mountain. It is in the centre of Athens, and you can "climb" walking through small forest. Last January was snowing. You can walk up anyway - regardeless the season. You will have always good view, even... More
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Rubber_Duckie89
May 18, 2017|
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Response from Gina R | Reviewed this property |
The funicular is open after sunset, it takes less that 10 min to go up the mountain in the funicular.
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