First Cemetery of Athens 3.8 rating


The First Cemetery of Athens opened in 1837, and since has been the final resting place of notable personalities such as Prime Ministers Xenophon Zolotas, Georgios Kafantaris and Charilaos Trikoupis, poet and activist Alexandros Panagoulis and businessman George Averof, among several others.



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 Athens 116 36, Greece

 +30 21 0922 1621

First Cemetery of Athens and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Academy of Athens

Academy of Athens(1.9 km)
The Academy of Athens is Greece's national institution for sciences, humanities and fine arts housed in a landmark neoclassical building that was completed in 1885.

Byzantine and Christian Museum

Byzantine and Christian Museum(1.3 km)
The Byzantine and Christian Museum has a great collection of Christian art from the 3rd to 20th century, in the form of icons, paintings, frescoes, scriptures, manuscripts, sculptures, pottery, textiles, vestments and mosaics.

National Library

National Library(2.1 km)
The National Library is housed in a landmark neoclassical building that is part of architect Theophil Hansen's trilogy which includes the Academy of Athens and the Athens University.

Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Odeon of Herodes Atticus(1.6 km)


Propylaea(1.6 km)

Temple of Hephaestus

Temple of Hephaestus(2.1 km)

Theatre of Dionysus

Theatre of Dionysus(1.3 km)
The Theatre of Dionysus on the slope of the Acropolis is an amphitheatre that was used in ancient Greece for festivals honoring Dionysus, the god of wine.

National Observatory of Athens

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