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Athens Happy Train

Syntagma 25, Athens, Greece
+30 21 0725 5400
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Disappointing

Having used this several times previously, I was very disappointed that it no longer visits... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
spikes19
,
Perth, Australia
Not so happy train

Very disappointed. Being practical, I understand traffic is not something the business can control... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Jorge U
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Germany
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Hop on and off this bright red train to take in the city’s main sights.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible18%
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“mini train” (2 reviews)
“train takes” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Syntagma 25, Athens, Greece
Syntagma
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+30 21 0725 5400

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Reviewed 25 June 2017

Having used this several times previously, I was very disappointed that it no longer visits Monastiraki. The hour long trip was basically to Plaka and the Acropolis hill, it appeared to cross the same sections at least 3 times to use up the time.

Thank spikes19
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed. Being practical, I understand traffic is not something the business can control. But being friendly, providing what is offered is in its control. What was offered was an old train, minimal narrative, and a hasty process.

Thank Jorge U
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I guess they totally forgot their name was the happy train. The lady had this bitter attitude all the time. Not happy at all. Barely gave information (I'm not sure about her English level). She talked through the microphone during the ride but I'm not...More

Thank Mayra A
Reviewed 16 February 2017

"an amazing sightseeing tour in the historical center of Athens and the capital's most famous ancient sights and monuments, hop-on the Athen" NO! We got on the train as it was leaving, so we were told, in daylight. We left much later in the dark....More

1  Thank Bet-Hanan
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Probably the most excruciating little train ride I've ever been on. We were told it would start in a minute and it took half an hour to get going. No commentary, freezing cold, and boring. We got excellent views of car parks and car rental...More

Thank Laura205
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Its the 4th time I was about to make a ride with the little train on the 26th of December.We took it from Syntagma and they informed us that it wouldn't go through Plaka region because it was really crowded.So actually all the nice region...More

Thank evitaps96
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Was told this tour would start in about 15 mins, 40 mins later we finally got under way. Not a terrible thing as it meant the sun had gone down & I got to see the sights flood lit at night. For €6 this is...More

Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 28 November 2016

quite cheap. 6 Euro for a ride of an hour. You can hop off ans see an attraction and take the next train later. the ticket is valid for 5 hrs. It is not the most scenic route but some of the "must see" sites...More

Thank Jtjkz
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Quite reasonably priced and due to the size of the train, it accesses roads and laneways that the big tourist buses cannot. We took it from Athens centre and got off at the Acropolis after going through the city and then got back on to...More

1  Thank vegas31
Reviewed 9 November 2016

the experience was negative for us. when we found a place on the train, another train came and everyone had to go on it. We barely found a space available as many tourists who were not on the first train went on the second one...More

Thank Christabel G
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Syntagma
Perhaps the best place to get your bearings is
Syntagma Square, crowned by the imposing Parliament
building on its upper side and surrounded by other
large structures, such as the exclusive Hotel Grande
Bretagne. The grand avenues that lead towards Omonia
are also full of massive Neoclassical edifices like
the Numismatic Museum and those around smaller Platia
Kolokotroni. Here you will find lots of travel agents,
...More
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