The Acropolis of Athens (Ancient Greek: Ἀκρόπολις) is an ancient citadel located on an extremely rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great historic and architectural significance, the most famous being the Parthenon. While there is evidence that the hill was inhabited as far back as the fourth millennium BC, it was Pericles (c. 495 – 429 BC) in the fifth century BC who coordinated the construction of the site's most important…

The Acropolis of Athens (Ancient Greek: Ἀκρόπολις) is an ancient citadel located on an extremely rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great historic and architectural significance, the most famous being the Parthenon. While there is evidence that the hill was inhabited as far back as the fourth millennium BC, it was Pericles (c. 495 – 429 BC) in the fifth century BC who coordinated the construction of the site's most important…

The Parthenon Temple, the Acropolis of Athens in Greece ~ UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Photo: Paul Williams

The Parthenon Temple, the Acropolis of Athens in Greece ~ UNESCO World Heritage Site. Photo: Paul Williams

Visit the Erechtheion, a temple located on the Acropolis of Athens.

Visit the Erechtheion, a temple located on the Acropolis of Athens.

Monastiraki square with Acropolis of Athens in the background... Athens, Greece #urban_greece #ae_greece #greecelover_gr #bns_landscape #igers_greece #best_spots  #hdr_greece #landscape_captures  #GreeceVacation #igworldclub_hdri

Monastiraki square with Acropolis of Athens in the background... Athens, Greece #urban_greece #ae_greece #greecelover_gr #bns_landscape #igers_greece #best_spots #hdr_greece #landscape_captures #GreeceVacation #igworldclub_hdri

Parthenon, Greece - The Parthenon is a temple on the Athenian Acropolis dedicated to the Greek goddes athena.

Parthenon, Greece - The Parthenon is a temple on the Athenian Acropolis dedicated to the Greek goddes athena.

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus Theater in Athens ~ was built at the base of the Acropolis in about 161 A.D. by Roman philosopher Herodes Aticus, Greece,  Photo by Paolo Gamba

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus Theater in Athens ~ was built at the base of the Acropolis in about 161 A.D. by Roman philosopher Herodes Aticus, Greece, Photo by Paolo Gamba

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens//Odeon of Herodes Atticus, built in 161 AD on the south slope of the Acropolis of Athens in memory of his wife Annia Regilla, Athens, Greece

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens//Odeon of Herodes Atticus, built in 161 AD on the south slope of the Acropolis of Athens in memory of his wife Annia Regilla, Athens, Greece

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