About Roman Agora of Athens
The Roman Agora of Athens – also known as the Roman Forum of Athens – was founded in the late first century BC / early first century AD and its construction was funded by Julius Caesar and the Emperor Augustus.
Probably the most impressive historic site at the Roman Agora of Athens is what is known as the Tower of the Winds. A clock, weather vane, sundial and compass all in one, this monument is generally thought to date to the first century BC and is very well preserved.
The Roman Agora of Athens is also home to the Gate of Athena Archegetis (circa 11BC) as well as the remains of some ancient public toilets.
The Acropolis is one of the most recognisable historic sites in the world and remains an inspirational monument to the achievements of Ancient Greek civilisation.
Athens National Archaeological Museum is one of the most prominent of its kind in the world and has over 20,000 pieces.
The Theatre of Herodes Atticus is a Roman amphitheatre built in Athens in 161AD.
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