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Philopappos Hill, Athens

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Philopappos Hill stands just southwest of the Acropolis and honors the memory of Philopappus, a Roman magistrate. Philopappus was a member of a wealthy and powerful family and was so well-liked that many people from powerful families mourned him. The two-story structure is adorned with sculptures that depict Philopappos in relief promenading and as a bust. Although only a portion of the memorial stands today, the entire monument was intact as late as the 15th century. You'll find the attraction perched on Mouseion Hill with gardens decorating the base. Make Philopappos Hill a part of your Athens vacation plans using our Athens journey maker tool .
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  • We have decided to increase us beside the entrance to the acropulis on this mountain and to look at the tourists up to the Acropulis. Free of charge.
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  • Visit at afternoon a half hour before sunset. Absolutely great view to the acropolis and excellent place for a take a amazing photos. You don't need a hiking shoes but a bottle of water will be more t...  more »
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