Roman Agora of Athens

History in Athens, Attica

A monument that was founded between the 19 and 11 BC and dates from the era when Athens where under the Roman occupation.

The Roman Agora (market) is located in Plaka, uphill from the ancient Greek Agora. It was an open space with shops surrounded by pillars and it was the main market of the city during the Roman period of Athens.

Near the Roman Market is situated the Tower of Winds which was built in the 1st century BC by the Syrian astronomer Andronicus and it was used as a meteorological station and a clock.

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Last Update: 21 Nov 2020
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address Polignotou 3, Athens 105 55, Greece
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transportation Roman Market can be reached with the metro, "Monastiraki" station.