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Panathenaic Stadium

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The Old Olympic Stadium in Athens Greece, built of granite in late 19th century on the site of ancient Athens from the 4th Century; hosted the first modern games in1896.
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Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue | Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue, 999-20, Athens 999-20, Greece
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Reviewed today via mobile

The stadium itself is very nice but I think you get the best experience with the audio guide... Specially coming out of the tunnel into the arena were you literally are "walking in the footsteps of athletes"... from the ancient to the new 😉, the...More

Thank ejmf85
Reviewed today

Impressive marble steps and seats. Picturesque from the top. Photo of myself on top of the #1 podium! Cool entrance to underground athlete's tunnel which leads to Museum upstairs. Huge display room of past torches, posters, photos, concave mirror to light the torch, the altar...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

Really enjoyed our experience, tickets were only €2,5 for students which includes an audio guide. (normal tickets are €5,-) Run on the track like a real athlete and compete which your friends.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Another must do, we only spotted this from Mount Lycabettus. Got a taxi straight there, it’s not included on the inclusive tick but is only €7 and it comes with a free audio guide. Unlike most of the historical sites in Athens it has been...More

Thank Jacob S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is a monument with deep history but is not ancient. So if you are visiting athens for the first is does not worth to spend your time visiting it. There are so much more monuments with biggest history.

Thank elenkf
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the place where the first modern olympic games took place more than 100 years ago. The stadium is beautiful, all in marble. It was my second time in Athens, and I decided to pay the ticket this time to go inside. Even though...More

Thank Camperco7503
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

U get to pose around the track and there is also the winner's podium as well. There is a small museum within the area too. Worth the visit.

Thank t0ngdee
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I like reading about places before visiting them so I was aware of the stadium but I thought it was away from other attractions. It turned out to be within a walking distance from Plaka and the Acropolis, just past the temple of Zeus. The...More

1  Thank BillyOaks
Reviewed 5 days ago

Panathenaic Stadium is one of the most important historic attraction of Athens. It is the only stadium in the world built entirely of marble. It was first built in 333 BC primarily for Panathenaic Games. In 4th century it was largely abandoned. The stadium was...More

1  Thank BalkrishnaShroff
Reviewed 5 days ago

While driving around as tourists, we noticed this rather newish looking stadium. So we decided to check it out. Wow, were we surprised to learn that it was the original Olympic stadium (1896), Every Olympics since then gets the Olympic torch from here (it is...More

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Elijah M
14 July 2018|
Response from Guillaume C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but you would still have to pay the 5 euro enter fee
Elijah M
14 July 2018|
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Response from Matt F | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a park nearby. Not the nicest area of the city but I didn’t feel it was dangerous
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The only answer to this question is to use public transport, bus or taxi.