The Tower of the Winds is an octagonal Pentelic marble clocktower dating back to the 2nd century BC

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Guided Sightseeing Shore Excursion Tour of Athens

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   8 hours

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... Parthenon. View the Ancient Agora, the Tower of the Winds, Herodes Atticus Odeon, and the Theater of Dionysus from Acro...

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Shore Excursion: Athens great sightseeing on eBike

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... Acropolis, Kerameikos, Roman Forum and Tower of the Winds, Hadrian’s  Gate and Lysicrates monument along with more fasc...

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Best of Athens full day private tour

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...dier, Ancient Greek Agora, Roman Agora (Tower of the Winds), Hadrian library, Plaka (the old city of Athens) with time f...

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Half Day Small Group Tour of Athens

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This 4-hour group of Athens includes a professional licensed guide and transportation to and from P...

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Tower of the Winds, Athens

The Tower of the Winds is an octagonal Pentelic marble clocktower dating back to the 2nd century BC.

The Tower of the Winds is an octagonal Pentelic marble clocktower dating back to the 2nd century BC. Located in the Agora, the horologion had a bronze Titon as a weathervane, and a a water clock (clepsydra) surrounded by 8 sundials.


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About Tower of the Winds

 Kirristou, Athina 105 55, Greece

Tower of the Winds and Nearby Sights on Map

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