Propylaia

Athens Greece Tourist Information and Travel Guide

After following a long, picturesque pathway around the mountainside, visitors arrive at the imposing gateway into the Acropolis.  This historical building is called the Propylaia (Propylaea).

Propylaia in Athens Greece
Propylaia, Athens Greece

The Propylaia was designed by Mnesikles and built by Pericles between 437 and 432 BC.

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