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Rick Steves Ancient Agora Audio walk, & back enterence?

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Several years ago there was a back entrance that we used. It could easily be seen from the Acropolis and we just did some "dead reckoning" to get to it. That may have changed according to a post since we were there. Suggest you google variations of "Ancient Agora" and "Acropolis". It appears there are a number of sites that have different maps and that may be of some help to you.

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We walked near the back gate in May while touring the Agora- late in the afternoon - and it was closed. Seem to remember limited hours it was open, surely there is somewhere you can check.

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101 posts

We were there in May, also, and it appeared this back entrance was closed permanently. It looked overgrown and didn't have any way for entry payment.

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I was there mid-April 2 years ago and wanted to use the back entrance to exit. Even that was locked up. I thought maybe it was because it was "low season." Now it sounds like the RS guide book needs an update.