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Odeon of Herodes Atticus

December 3, 2019

En route to Hill of the Muses, a detour to Odeon of Herodes Atticus, an ancient Greek theatre.

Odeon of Herodes Atticu is located in Dionysiou Areopagitou , a natural amphitheatre on the south side of The Acropolis.

Built 161 AD by Herodes Atticus a wealthy Greek aristocrat and Roman senator in memory of his wife.

It is used today for modern day concerts.

Dionysiou Areopagitou is popular pedestrianised street. When reach the end, can ascend the wooded slopes of Hill of the Muses or continue around The Acroplis, or head straight on to the Koile Valley.

Odeon of Herodes Atticus

October 20, 2015

Natural ampitheatre on the south slope of The Acropolis.

The seating is being renovated with new marble seating.

Odeon of Herodes Atticus

March 18, 2013
Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Odeon of Herodes Atticus

An ampitheatre along Dionysiou Areopagitou Street on the slopes of the Acropolis.

Built in 161 AD by the Athenian magnate Herodes Atticus in memory of his wife, Aspasia Annia Regilla.

Restored in the 1950s, used today for concerts.