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Philopappos Monument, Athens

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  • Upon his death in the year116 his sister and Athenian citizens erected this mausoleum in honor of "a Syrian man" who had a prominent position in Athenian society. About 10 meters high in white marble on a pedestal has rich decorations and in the lower part, in addition to the description of the charges and its titles, Filopappo is represented as a console on a wagon From the top of the hill where it is placed you have a beautiful view of the acropolis and the view of the Mausoleum from the top of the Acropolis itself is also very beautiful.
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  • Located at the top of Philopappos Hill (Hill of Muses) the monument itself is interesting, but what makes the climb worth while is the view across to the Acropolis on the hill opposite. The monument i...  more »
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  • I enjoyed the view and the cool breeze at the top. Great to see the whole city of Athens👏
  • After a long trek up through some vegetation, finally managed to reach this place. Great views of the city. Worth a look and also the climb. Recommended.
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