Iconic Parthenon temple atop the Acropolis in Athens

Acropolis & Parthenon tickets

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book tickets for the acropolis

General information

You can use your cell phone to view the entries
With these tickets you can avoid long lines to access the Acropolis
You will receive an email confirmation of your visit in less than 2 minutes
The Site is partially accessible for people with disabilities and reduced mobility

Enjoy the Acropolis

The tour of the Acropolis involves a walk through the archaeological site, which includes several key structures such as the Parthenon, Temple of Athena Nike, Erechtheion, Propylaea, and the ancient Theater of Dionysus. Visitors can expect to learn about the history, architecture, and significance of these structures, as well as the cultural and political context in which they were built.

The Acropolis is home to numerous ancient structures that offer insights into the rich history and cultural heritage of Greece, and the world at large. By purchasing a ticket online, visitors can skip the long lines and save time.

What is included in the Acropolis ticket?

Enhance your experience with the Combo Ticket

acropolis parthenon at sunset

Acropolis Combined Ticket

acropolis sites at sunset

Acropolis Combined Ticket

Additional information

The Acropolis is a hill in Athens, which houses several historic ruins and monuments, including the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaea, and the Temple of Athena Nike. Listed as a UNESCO Global Heritage Site, the location is regarded as one of the most important cultural and historical sites in the whole globe.

Neolithic humans first began to live on the Acropolis, which was significant to ancient Athens’ social structure. During the Golden Age of Athens in the 5th century BC, the Acropolis was rebuilt under the leadership of the politician Pericles, and many of its iconic structures were erected during this time.

Particularly the Parthenon, which honors the goddess, Athena, is regarded as a masterpiece of classical Greek architecture. It is a symbol of classical Greek civilization and a testament to the country’s cultural and intellectual legacy.

The Acropolis now draws millions of people each year as a well-liked tourist destination and a significant archaeological site. It continues to be a testimony to ancient Greek civilization and its contributions to philosophy, art, and architecture. So book your tickets now and have a fascinating tour of Athens’ history and culture.

Summer Months (From April to October ):

April – August
Monday – Sunday: 08:00 am to 08:00 pm

September (1st to 15th)
Monday – Sunday: 08:00 am to 07:30 pm

September (16th to 29th)
Monday – Sunday: 08:00 am to 07:00 pm

October (2nd to 15th)
Monday – Sunday: 08:00 am to 06:30 pm

October (16th to 31st)
Monday – Sunday: 08:00 am to 06:00 pm

Winter Months (From November to March):

Monday – Sunday: 08:00 am to 06:00 pm

Important notice: people who have selected the last slot of the day will be able to enter during the first 30 minutes of the selected slot.

It’s important to note that the Acropolis is closed on certain holidays, including Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday.

  • Consider purchasing your tickets in advance to prevent huge queues. Tickets may be purchased online or at the box office next to the Acropolis entrance.

  • You will only be able to enter the Acropolis at the reserved time or up to 60 minutes later, after this time the Acropolis reserves the right of admission.

  • Particularly during prime times, the Acropolis may become overcrowded. Try to visit either early in the morning or late in the day to escape the crowds.

  • The Acropolis involves a lot of walking and steep steps, so make sure to wear comfortable shoes.

  • Summers in Athens may be sweltering, so carry lots of water and sunscreen to remain hydrated.

  • Being respectful of the site and its history is crucial since the Acropolis is a location with significant historical and cultural value.

  • It is forbidden for visitors to touch or climb the ruins. In order to protect the site for future generations, it is crucial that you abide by the guidelines.

It is currently not possible to make any cancellations or ticket changes. For further information and assistance please contact [email protected]

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General admission

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EU citizen up to 25 years

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Non EU citizen up to 5 years

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The ticket is valid from 15 minutes before to 15 minutes after the selected time. It's important to note that for the last time slot in the afternoon, entry is only valid 30 minutes before closing time.

Ubication

Address: Athens 105 58, Greece
The Acropolis of Athens is located on a rocky outcrop above the city of Athens, Greece. It is situated in the central part of Athens, just a short distance from the historical district of Plaka

How to get to the Acropolis

There are several ways to arrive at the Acropolis of Athens. One of the most convenient options is to take the Athens Metro to the Acropolis Station, which is located just a short walk from the entrance.

If you prefer to take a bus, several public bus routes have stops near the Acropolis, including routes 24, 40, and 230.

Taxis are also readily available in Athens and can drop you off at the entrance of the Acropolis. If you are driving, there are several parking options near the Acropolis, but it is recommended to park outside of the city center and take public transportation to avoid traffic and parking difficulties.