Panathenaic Stadium

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Timings : March - October: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM,
November - February: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Entry Fee : Adult - EUR 5,
Child - EUR 2.50

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Panathenaic Stadium, Athens Overview

Panathenaic Stadium is the place which had the honour of hosting the first modern Olympics in 1896. It is the only stadium in the world built from marble. In ancient times, the Panathenaic stadium was used to host the athletic events of the Panathenaic Games. It is now where the Olympic flame handover ceremony takes place before every Olympic Games.

During the 2004 Olympic Games, it hosted the archery competition and Marathon finale. It could once seat about 80,000 people on marble steps but currently holds 45,000 spectators. 

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