Lycabettus Hill

Point of interest in Athens, Attica

A panoramic view of the hill of Lycabettus among the buildings of the city of Athens.
photo: Graham-H

The famous hill of Athens which has a height of 277 meters over the sea level, and offers a great view over the Athenian city landscape.

Lycabettus is a hill in Athens in the foothills of which, is situated the neighborhood with the same name. It is considered one of the most romantic places in the whole city and definitely offers the best view of Athens.

Someone can reach the peak of the hill by walking a rather steep but nice route or take the cable car, the start of which is located at the end of Ploutarxou street. The top offers a great view of the city of Athens while there is also a restaurant and cafeteria and the little church of Agios Georgios (St. George).

The other side of the hill hosts a theatre where, during summer, many plays and concerts are taking place. Thus, Lycabettus hill is an ideal destination for a walk, a place of cultural events, as well as a spot to have a great meal with a great view.

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Last Update: 8 Jul 2020
Location
address Lycabettus Hill, Athens 114 71, Greece
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transportation Bus line 60, Lycabettus stop and then walking uphill or with the funicular from the end of Ploutarxou street.