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Prison of Socrates, Athens

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TripAdvisor
  • There is no evidence that the famous philosopher was actually imprisoned here, nor that this set of small rooms hewn in to the rocks at the foot of Philopappas Hill even was a prison but it's worth a ...  more »
  • Filopappou hill opposite the Acropolis, a few hundred meters from the main path to the Acropolis, two caves carved into the rock.
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  • המערות המלאכותיות במורד הגבעה ידועות בשם "בית הסוהר של סוקרטס" אך אין כל קשר בינן לבין הפילוסוף היווני שכלאו היה ככל הנראה באגורה.מה שנשאר מהמבנה המונומנטלי שהיה בגבעת האראפגוס הוא החלק האחורי הכולל ש...  more »
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  • Nice and small monument. A nice stop if you're on the hill already.
  • I don't know why this gets so many stars. May be because you can only spend five minutes or less there. We spent less than two. There isn't much to see. I didn't even get my DSLR out
  • a historical location for philosophical world
  • Best stop
  • three small caves