Interesting Facts about the Acropolis

Map of the Acropolis

It is an undisputable fact that the Acropolis of Athens is one of the most visited monuments not only in Greece but the world as well. This is not a random fact since the Acropolis is an ancient Greek landmark including buildings such as the Parthenon, the Temple of Athena Nike and the Erechtheion. For a tourist to walk around it without a guide the task is quite difficult and that is why a map of the Acropolis is always useful during a visit to the Sacred Rock.

Here you will find a useful map of the Acropolis of Athens including all the monuments and spots that you should visit while you are there. This way you won’t get lost and you won’t leave the site without having seen all the important stuff. In addition, below, you will also have the opportunity to see a map of the Acropolis as it would be if everything was in place and without the destruction that has taken place through time.

map of the acropolis

Plan of the Acropolis

1. Monument to Agrippa

2. Nike Bastion

3. Peisistratus Portico

4. Sacred Way

5. Base of the statue of Athena Hygeia

6. Precinct of Artemis Vravronia

7. Chalcotheke

8. Statue of Athena Promachos

9. The Parthenon

10. Earlier foundations of the Parthenon

11. Site of the ancient stereobate

12. Roman Temple

13. Heroon of Pandion

14. The great altar of Athena

15. Precinct of Zeus Polieus

16. Flight of steps

17. Foundation of the Themistoclean wall

18. The Erechtheion

19. The old temple of Athena Polias

20. Portico, probably the Arrhephorion

21. Foundations of a square building

22. Stairway to the caves of Apollo and Pan

23. Foundations of a building of the 5th century BC.

24. Roman cistern

25, 26. Caves of Apollo and Pan

27. The old circular way (Peripatos) round the Acropolis

28. Cave and Chapel of Panagia Spiliotissa

29. The Asclepeion

30. Platform with a sacrificial pit

31. The stoa of the Asclepeion

32. Temple of Aphrodite

33. Prehistoric habitations

34. Foundation of the choregic monument of Nikias

35. The Odeon of Herodes Atticus

36. The Stoa of Eumenes

37. Remains of a choregic monument

38. The theatre of Dionysus

39. Proscenium of the theatre of Dionysus

40. Stoa

41. Old Temple of Dionysus

42. New Temple of Dionysus

43. The Odeon of Pericles

map of the acropolis