The point is the view. With a telephoto you can get a nice shot of the Acropolis.
Behind the Acropolis you can look down to the sea. Note the ferries.
Syntagma square with the parliament to the left center.
And the same view at night with a line of traffic to the left.
Soldiers lowering the flag at sunset on Lycabettus, June 2009.
A funicular railway takes you the last bit to the top, or you can walk up.
Students from my 2009 trip.

East and north of the Acropolis is an even taller hill: Lycabettus. With a summit of 900 ft above sea level, it is the highest point in Athens.

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