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  • Discover the birthplace of democracy in the West – the Agora was a public gathering space where ancient Greek citizens met, debated, gossiped, and shopped

  • Take a walk through the sites where great thinkers, including Aristotle, Plato, Protagoras, and Socrates delivered speeches to the public

  • Visit the Museum of the Ancient Agora to learn about the history of the public meeting square and see recovered artifacts

  • Marvel at the Temple of Hephaestus, a beautifully preserved classical Greek temple. The Tholos (council house) and the Bouleuterion (senate house) are also on site

  • At the entrance to the Gynmansium, don't miss four colossal statues depicting giants and tritons that were restored in the 19th century

  • Other must-see historical sites are nearby – the Acropolis and Temple of Olympian Zeus are both a 15-minute walk away

Spend your time soaking up history instead of worrying about tickets when you book online in advance.

There is plenty to see at the Ancient Agora – but if you're feeling adventurous, explore the other ancient sites nearby!

Select the right Ancient Agora tickets for you:

  • Skip-the-line tickets to the Ancient Agora include admission to the Temple of Hephaestus, the Tholos, the Bouleuterion, and the Museum of the Ancient Agora

  • Take a guided tour and skip the line at the Agora, Temple of Olympian Zeus, and the Acropolis with the Athens Mythology Pass

  • Opt for skip-the-line combi tickets for the Agora of Athens, the Acropolis, Hadrian’s Library, the Olypieion, Kerameikos, and Aristotle's School

General information:

  • The Ancient Agora is closed on 25 and 26 December, 1 January, 25 March, 1 May, and on Easter Sunday

  • Except for bottled water, you may not bring food or drinks into the Agora

  • You may qualify for free admission to the Ancient Agora of Athens – check here to find out

  • Athens has two Agoras – one is Roman, the other is Greek, and each have a seperate ticket. Double-check the address to make sure you arrive to the right site.

Accessibility information:

  • The Agora recommends wheelchair users bring a companion with them for assistance

  • There is a recommended visiting route for wheelchair users

  • The Agora's Northern entrance on Adrianou street is wheelchair accessible and includes a 15 m ramp

  • To access the Temple of Hephaistos, use the Thiseion Square entrance by Apostolou Pavlou Street

  • The Museum of the Ancient Agora is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator and a wheelchair-accessible bathroom

  • If you are visually impaired, the museum provides Braille site plans and brochures in Greek and English

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Scott,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
18 Mar 2024
Would 100% recommend. It’s a must see. The museum is amazing. Such a fascinating place with so much history. So much to see and very informative. At such a low cost it’s a no brainer
Ancient Agora of Athens: Skip The Line
Mitchell,  United States United States
23 May 2024
Easy way to get tickets. We walked up to the gate and entered right away.
Ancient Agora of Athens: Skip The Line
Sam,  Greece Greece
23 May 2024
No problems with ticket. Agora was fascinating but museum doesn't open until 1000.
Ancient Agora of Athens: Skip The Line

About: Ancient Agora of Athens

The Ancient Agora of Athens as it stands today is one of the most important monuments in Athens. Walk the remains of what was once a place for the citizens of ancient Athens to meet, gossip, and get the news on the issues of the day. Everyone from philosophers to priests, and politicians to prostitutes crossed paths here!

Friday 08:00 - 17:00
Saturday 08:00 - 17:00
Sunday 08:00 - 17:00
Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Ancient Agora of Athens
Adrianou 24, 105 55, Athens
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