Tickets for Panathenaic Stadium + Audio Guide

Visit an Olympic Games original and the only stadium built entirely of marble!

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Opening hours
Today:  08:00 - 17:00
Tomorrow:  08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday:  08:00 - 17:00
Thursday:  08:00 - 17:00
Friday:  08:00 - 17:00
Saturday:  08:00 - 17:00
Sunday:  08:00 - 17:00
  • Learn the history of the Panathenaic Stadium with an informative, fun audio guide
  • Enter the vaulted passage, run on the track where nude athletes and Olympic contenders once raced!
  • Watch highlights from the Athens 2004 Olympic Games on two big screens and play on a multimedia touchscreen table

The Panathenaic Stadium, first constructed in 566 B.C has been the venue of choice for noble competition (and lots of nudity), since antiquity. Keep your clothes on for a guided audio tour of this marble venue and explore the site of the Olympic Games and Greek sporting history.

The ancient Panathenaic Stadium or 'Great Panathenaia' was once used to host celebrational events related to Athens. Back in the 330s B.C, the athletes competed entirely in the nude!

It fell into disrepair until preparations for the first modern Olympics in 1870 brought the stadium back to life... with a whole heap of marble!

See the vaulted passage and walk the halls once adorned with statues of marble, bronze and gold. Let the included audio guide fill you in on its Olympic history - the Panathenaic Stadium was most recently used as the finish line for the Marathon at the 2004 Olympic Game.

Take a run on the track, once trodden by Olympic athletes, and find out more from the exhibition Memories from Olympic Games: Posters and Torches from 1896 till today in the Atrium.

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What's included
Access to the stadium
Audio guide in 11 languages

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Panathenaic Stadium
Leoforos Vasileos Konstantinou, 116 35, Athens
Key info
Audio guide
Chinese, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Insider tip

Because of the marble, the temperature in the Stadium during summer can be very high. The best hours to visit the Stadium during the summer months are in the morning and late afternoon, when temperatures are lower.

Ratings & reviews
20 Reviews

Oct 1, 2019
If was very interesting to see the stadium and for it to be built of Marble is amazing to me.
Sep 23, 2019
Very good! Although everyone gets a free audio guide. But it was nice to have the ticket already.
Sep 14, 2019
Very interesting and informative

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