The Panathenaic Way

The Panathenaic Way

The Panathenaic Way

The Panathenaic Way, an ancient route through Athens, runs through the Ancient Agora of Athens and upwards to The Acropolis.

The width of the road varied from 10-12 m to as wide as 20 m. In use from 6th cent to first centuries AD. It was paved sometime in the first and second century AD.

It was an important route for civic and commercial needs, with important religious sites bordering it. It was used for an annual summer festival, Panathenaic Festival in honour of Athena.

The Panathenaic Way

The Panathenaic Way

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