Panathenaic Stadium (Παναθηναϊκό Στάδιο (Καλλιμάρμαρο)) - Things To Do in Athens - LikeALocal Guide

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Panathenaic Stadium (Παναθηναϊκό Στάδιο (Καλλιμάρμαρο))

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Why locals love it

What locals love most is attending events and concerts during autumn, spring and summer! Don' t miss one of the most amazing views of Acropolis and Temple of Zeus right next to the stadium in the nearby tram station.

Why you should visit it

This stadium was first built in  330 BC, primarily for the Panathenaic Games, it was rebuilt in marble by Herodes Atticus and it was home of the first modern Olympic Games.

Special tip

It is the finishing point for the annual Athens Classic Marathon!

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One of the landmarks in Athens. Would definitely recommend finding tickets to one of the events that happen there during the summer.
January 9, 2019
Amazing view
November 14, 2018
A famous sight for every visitor of Athens! In 1896 the first modern Olympic Games were organised in this Stadium. In this historic Stadium Spyros Louis, the Greek Marathon runner won in the first Authentic Marathon race after the revival of the Olympic Games.
August 17, 2018
Historical! Modern Marathon finish too
May 12, 2018
A place absolutely to visit next the the acropolis and the parliament square, with green area around and a great history to discover.
February 14, 2018

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