archeological site on the southern slope of the Acropolis

Archaeological Site of the Slopes of the Acropolis

Once you step inside the archaeological site of the South Slope of the Acropolis, you’ll be retracing the ancient road that linked Olympieion, the sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, with the southern flank of the Acropolis, and continued onwards to the Asklepieion of Athens, the sanctuary built to honour the gods of health and healing, Asclepius and Hygieia.



  • Disabled people upon presentation of their ID card or passport and Disability Certificate are admitted free of charge. In case of 67% disability or more, one escort is also entitled to free entrance.
  • This site is included in the combined 5-day ticket of Acropolis & Slopes, Ancient Agora, Roman Agora, Hadrian’s Library, Olympieion, Kerameikos, Aristotle’s School with a cost of €30.
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  • The site is accessible for visitors in wheelchairs (with the assistance of an escort) via the main entrance.
  • The visitors follow the main itinerary, heading initially to the west and then to the north, with the ability to see the site containing the architectural remains of the sanctuary of Dionysus Eleuthereus. Afterwards, they can head to the east to see in person the auditorium (“koilon”) and the scene (“skene”) of the Theatre of Dionysus.
  • You can see here the route for impeded visitors.