Acropolis o Athens

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Coordinates: 37°58′17″N 23°43′34″E / 37.971421°N 23.726166°E / 37.971421; 23.726166

UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Acropolis, Athens
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List
The Acropolis o Athens, seen frae Philopappou hill
Location Greece
Teep Cultural
Criterie i, ii, iii, iv, vi
Reference 404
UNESCO region Europe
Coordinates 37°58′17″N 23°43′34″E / 37.971421°N 23.726166°E / 37.971421; 23.726166
Inscription history
Inscription 1987 (11t Session)

The Acropolis o Athens (Auncient Greek: Ἀκρόπολις;[1] Modren Greek: Ακρόπολη Αθηνών Akrópoli Athinón) is an auncient citadel locatit on a heich rocky ootcrop abuin the ceety o Athens an contains the remains o several auncient biggins o great airchitectural an heestoric signeeficance, the maist famous bein the Parthenon.

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  1. Thucydides 2.15.3: "ἡ Ἀκρόπολις ἡ νῦν οὖσα πόλις ῆν".