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Lysikratous Square | Plaka, Athens 999-20, Greece
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

This ancient monument is beautiful. A good place to take photo. The strutre is well maintained. You need a few minutes here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Really interesting especially if you are into Greek tragedy. It is a quick walk from the Acropolis and there are also lots of shops and restaurants near by. It's free so why not.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank r0mantraveler
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Once there were many of these lining the way to the Acropolis but this is the only one left. It is a monument to the singing prowess of an all-star ancient chorus. Kind of like Hellenistic Pitch Perfect. Lord Byron once attended. There is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.

Date of experience: August 2017
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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

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: January 2018
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!

Date of experience: March 2017
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

Date of experience: January 2018
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