Parthenon by night

We head back up Filopappou Hill to get a wonderful, iconic view of the Parthenon at night.

Close to the monument there is a stone structure with iron gates.

According to tradition, this is the prison where the great Greek philosopher Socrates was imprisoned and died.

The 147-meter high hill is close to the Acropolis so you are at the ideal location to gaze at the famous landmark of Athens.

In 115 AD, a monument dedicated to the exiled Roman Prince Gaius Julius Antichus Philopappos of Commagene (a region in ancient Armenia) was erected on top of the hill.

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