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Acropolis, Athens

When visiting Athens, you must go to the Acropolis, the ancient citadel that overlooks Athens. The Acropolis has undergone many changes in the past 7,000 years: it’s survived multiple incarnations under the Mycenaens, Persians, Athenians, Herulians, Romans, Byzantines, Ottomans and finally Greeks. Today it’s a World Heritage Site that draws visitors from all over the world. Walk in the footsteps of worshippers, conquerors, kings and visionaries and be wow-ed by the ancient history in the dust around you.

Significant monuments include the Propylaia, the Erechtheion with its porch of maidens, the temple of Athena Nike and the Parthenon. A walk to the Parthenon at the top of the Acropolis is well-rewarded with breathtaking views and prime photo opportunities. Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes and prepare for the heat if you’re visiting in the middle of the day.

To see the art, sculpture, friezes and other artefacts from these buildings, go to the Acropolis Museum. Or for a greater understanding of Greek history, visit the National Archaeological Museum.

Places to stay near Acropolis

19

Holiday apartment in Athens

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This is a conveniently situated apartment in an upscale area, next to the Hilton hotel. Built in the 1930's, this 110 square meters apartment is a fine example of the Bauhaus architecture of Athens. Tall ceilings, unique architectural features, lots of windows, spa  …see more

from £69 / night

£561 / week

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from £69 / night

24

2 7 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £121 / night

£845 / week

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from £121 / night

20

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £104 / night

£725 / week

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from £104 / night

6

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £35 / night

£242 / week

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from £35 / night

7

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £39 / night

£268 / week

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from £39 / night

6

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £44 / night

£302 / week

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from £44 / night

5

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £26 / night

£182 / week

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from £26 / night

6

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £26 / night

£182 / week

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from £26 / night

8

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £44 / night

£302 / week

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from £44 / night

(17) Excellent 

15

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £95 / night

£664 - £755 / week

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from £95 / night

12

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £52 / night

£363 / week

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from £52 / night

14

Apartment rental in Monastiraki

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Nestled in the historical centre of Athens, within walking distance to the Acropolis and a 2 minute walk to Monastiraki station, with direct link to the airport. The total living area is in excess of 110 m2 (aprox. 1,200 ft2) with an additional 60 m2 (aprox. 645 ft2) o  …see more

from £130 / night

£906 / week

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from £130 / night

25

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

 …see more

from £130 / night

£906 / week

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from £130 / night

21

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Ask about pets

 …see more

from £87 / night

£604 - £966 / week

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from £87 / night

20

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £121 / night

£845 / week

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from £121 / night

18

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £82 / night

£574 / week

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from £82 / night

(4) Excellent 

17

Holiday apartment in Plaka, Athens

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
The apartment is located in Acropolis area one of the most fashionable areas of Athens in the most beautiful pedestrian street. The apart is within walking distance to the Acropolis Rock, a few meters from the Ancient Theater of Dionysus, the Herodion Ancient Odeon and  …see more

from £57 / night

£337 - £363 / week

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from £57 / night

(2) Excellent 

40

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car not necessary

 …see more

from £39 / night

£319 - £440 / week

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from £39 / night

(5) Excellent 

21

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £95 / night

£664 - £1207 / week

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from £95 / night

(6) Very Good 

30

Athens holiday apartment rental

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
We call our apartment KA7. This apartment is located in a residential building and it is minutes walk away from the Acropolis museum. It has two bedrooms, one living room, a fully equipped kitchen, one bathroom and all modern cons including free WiFi. The Acropolis m  …see more

from £125 / night

£809 - £867 / week

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from £125 / night

40

1 5 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly

 …see more

from £156 / night

£978 / week

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from £156 / night

(2) Very Good 

18

Apartment rental in Athens

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
Gaze into history, as you walk in this bright apartment of 52 sq.m. in the heart of Plaka - the oldest district in Athens, at the foothill of the Acropolis. Upon entering, the sitting room is to your left; the open plan living space has a cool palette, with a white coff  …see more

from £57 / night

£363 - £483 / week

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from £57 / night

(5) Good 

50

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £26 / night

£173 / week

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from £26 / night

(3) Good 

19

Holiday apartment in Plaka, Athens

2 7 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
Spacious, luxurius house In the heart of Athens historical centre,just across the New Acropolis Musuem ,only 50 m away from the Partenon and Acropolis 's entrance. Next to Herodium Odeon and the Acropolis archaeological sites. In walking distance from the Acropolis  …see more

from £216 / night

£1509 / week

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from £216 / night

12

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £52 / night

£259 / week

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from £52 / night

25

Holiday apartment in Athens

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
Lovely apt under the Acropolis outrock. Fully renovated (2016), fully furnished and fully equipped home, quiet but also on a spot full of life, near all the metro, tram & bus stations, cafes, restaurants, bars, theaters. Capacity of hosting up to 8 persons. Five mins wa  …see more

from £61 / night

£423 / week

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from £61 / night

51

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £48 / night

£259 / week

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from £48 / night

25

Holiday penthouse in Athens

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
Penthouse with amazing view to Parthenon and Acropolis hill. Terrace and balcony overlooking the Plaka area and the historical monuments. Only 50 metres away from the Parthenon entrance and the New Acropolis Museum. Cafeterias , restaurants, bakery, pharmacy , super m  …see more

from £48 / night

£259 / week

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from £48 / night

23

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £345 / night

£2414 / week

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from £345 / night

(2) Very Good 

15

Studio 2 2 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £44 / night

£259 / week

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from £44 / night

(2) Excellent 

45

Athens holiday apartment rental

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
We call this apartment EC30. Apartment EC30 is just 300 meters away from the Acropolis, the Parthenon and the New Acropolis Museum; you are about as near as it can get to the greatest landmarks of the city. This is a 45sq.m. flat, which has been meticulously renovate  …see more

from £69 / night

£449 / week

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from £69 / night

11

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £44 / night

£302 / week

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from £44 / night

(2) Excellent 

21

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £48 / night

£302 / week

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from £48 / night

6

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £52 / night

£363 / week

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from £52 / night

6

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £35 / night

£242 / week

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from £35 / night

5

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £39 / night

£268 / week

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from £39 / night

8

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £52 / night

£363 / week

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from £52 / night

9

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £48 / night

£332 / week

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from £48 / night

(4) Excellent 

35

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £61 / night

£328 / week

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from £61 / night

(14) Very Good 

19

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £130 / night

£845 - £1087 / week

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from £130 / night

(3) Very Good 

40

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £87 / night

£561 / week

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from £87 / night

77

Athens holiday apartment rental

2 7 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This newly refurbished apartment is located in the heart of Athens and it is close to all the must see attractions. It is only 200m away from Monastiraki Station and 400m away from Syntagma Station. It is made up of two bedrooms and two bathrooms, a fully equipped kitch  …see more

from £130 / night

£906 / week

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from £130 / night

25

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £57 / night

£393 / week

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from £57 / night

13

Holiday apartment in Plaka, Athens

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
The Breathtaking Acropolis View Suite offers a breathtaking view to the Acropolis & the Parthenon even when you're chilling in the sofa or lying in bed!This 4th floor suite also features amazing modern design by award-wining architects & designers & is  …see more

from £130 / night

£776 / week

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from £130 / night

(1) Excellent 

84

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £57 / night

£483 - £574 / week

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from £57 / night

4

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £104 / night

£725 / week

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from £104 / night

(6) Very Good 

26

Holiday apartment in Plaka, Athens

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Spacious, luxurious flat sleeps 4-5 persons .Free ride back to the airport by Taxi, applies to 6 nights min stay on the day of your departure.50 m away from the New Acropolis Museum in Plaka.In the heart of the Athens Historical centreTwo double bedrooms, very big livin  …see more

from £86 / night

£483 / week

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from £86 / night

(2) Excellent 

31

Apartment rental in Plaka, Athens

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
The Acropolis in your hands!! Authentic Vintage apartment 150sq.m with unique view of Acropolis! Special offer!! If you want to raise your hand and almost touch Acropolis, this is the right place for you! It's the ideal location for any visitor. Your new home away fr  …see more

from £130 / night

£785 - £1026 / week

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from £130 / night

(2) Very Good 

17

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 24 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

 …see more

from £69 / night

£483 / week

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from £69 / night

(31) Excellent 

25

Holiday home in Athens

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
Acropolis Griffin House offers you the convenience of being very close to all of Athens major sites, and a comfortable home in a very small and quiet street just fifty meters from the Acropolis museum, a hundred meters from the Acropolis subway station, and two hundred  …see more

from £173 / night

£1380 - £1863 / week

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from £173 / night

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