Tower of the Winds

Local nameΑέρηδες
LocationAthens, Greece

The octagonal marble clock tower was constructed by a Macedonian astronomer Andronicus of Cyrrhus. Built around 50 BC, it is still well preserved. The tower is decorated with sundials and images of eight wind deities known as the Anemoi.

Tags Roman AthensAncient GreeceHellenistic ArchitectureMonumentTower
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Opening hours

Summer:
Daily: 8 am - 3 pm (last admission at 2:45 pm)

Closed: Mar 25

Admission

Full ticket: €4
Reduced ticket (seniors 65+, students): €2
Children (up to 18): free

Special ticket package:
Full ticket: €12
Reduced ticket (seniors 65+, students): €6
Children (up to 18): free
These tickets are valid for most monuments run by the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sport.

Free admission: Mar 6, Jun 5, Apr 18, May 18, the last weekend of Sep, every first Sunday from Nov 1 to Mar 31, Oct 28.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tower_of_the_Winds

Phone +30 210 3245220

Address Adrianou 33, Athens 10555, Greece

Coordinates 37°58'27.058" N 23°43'37.259" E

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