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Lysikratous Square | Plaka, Athens 999-20, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the middle of the street with cafe tables alongside and visitors to the Plaka area streaming past the monument is in a small park that you can access right up to the base.The monument was created to honour the theatre benefactor - Lysikrates when...More

Thank Llewellyn53
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Nestled along the sidewalks of modern day Athens the monument dates back to a time when the city was less modern.

Thank Vicar_of_Dibley
Reviewed April 15, 2018

There is something majestic about ancient cities like Rome and Athens. As you walk in the downtown area you turn around the corner and quite unexpectedly you bump into a masterpiece monument. Like fondana di trevi in Rome or Lycicrates monument in Athens. Very characteristically...More

Thank Sofi N
Reviewed March 3, 2018

okay for a quick stop.not much to see.wlaked up to the monument, looked at it. then left. okay to see if your nearby but i wouldnt go out of my way to see this monument

Thank michaellK6094OA
Reviewed January 14, 2018

Athens is a warren of small streets, one way alleys, and roads built by men who never envisioned modern travel. The Monument of Lysikrates is one of the many ruins one happens upon whilst walking through Athens. It is a unique Corinthian structure and a...More

Thank 101jumper
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Nice monument and sweet walk in the small streets of Athens. They have a lot of character and it will be a beautiful memory, especially if it has a sunny day!

Thank redman5314
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Located on Lysikratous Square in Plaka, in a little green place, on the road whos have his name, is a remarquable monument of the Vi century bf. J.C. and has six corinthian columns, and is round and in marble, and was dedicated in this period...More

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed December 10, 2017

This is the earliest preserved temple in Corinthian style in Athens. It is rather a monument, not a temple, because it can not enter inside. It is worth seeing.

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed November 27, 2017

Believed to be a Tripod which was awarded to a sponsor of the arts at the theatre of Dionysis. Paid for by the city in recognition of Lysikrates contribution and success. c.350BC

Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed September 28, 2017

If you are in the Plaka, you will be around anyway, so stop by and take a look at it. Not especially interesting.

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