The ancient Agora is located in the flat area to the north of the Acropolis. A good view can be obtained from the Areopagos hill, just west of the entrance to the Acropolis.
There are three entrances to the Agora: one on the north side from Adrianou (Hadrian’s Street, only a few minutes from the Monasteraki metro station), a second in the southeast from Vrisakiou Street (near the Church of the Ayioi Apostoloi) and a third from the west off Apostolou Pavlou (Apostle Paul Street, 5 to 10 minutes from the Theseion metro station).
The Agora and Agora Museum are open every day (except public holidays) from 8.30 a.m. to 3.00 p.m in winter, and from 8 a.m. to at least 5 p.m. in summer. Telephone: 210 - 32 10 185
Ticket price: 12 € (6 € reduced) for access to the Agora and Agora Museum, Acropolis and Acropolis Museum, the South Slope with the Theater of Dionysos, the Roman Agora and Tower of the Winds, Kerameikos and the Olympieion.
The Agora, which has been systematically excavated by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens since 1931, has a rich history and contains public buildings from many different periods.
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