Love, Witchcraft and Magic Spells

Outdoor Athens

11 May 2024


11:20 - 13:00


The Sanctuary of the Nymphs

Dionysiou Areopagitou, Athens


This activity is only available in the Greek language.

“Love, Witchcraft and Magic Spells” transports us to the neighborhoods of the Acropolis and Thision on a walking route that explores the relationship between love and magic.

We will talk about wedding customs, the gods and patronesses of love, and immerse ourselves in the magical world of antiquity, to discovere spells, bindings and other magical practices. We will learn about their impact on the art, politics and society of the time. The walk will take us to the hills west of the Acropolis to reveal their secrets.

With this cultural walk, visitors will live a unique experience of immersion in ancient Greek culture and discover the secrets, values and flaws of human nature that shaped the world.

Route: Sanctuary of Nymphi (near Herodeon) – Western Hills (Nymphon, Moussa, Pnykas) – Deme of Kollytos (next to Ap. Pavlos) – Agia Marina of Thisiou

Design – Implementation: Georgianna Zogou, Historian – archaeologist

Meeting point: The Sanctuary of the Nymphs in Dionysiou Areopagitou, in front of the stairs that lead to Herodeion.

Closest Metro Station: Acropolis

Metro to Venue: 9 minutes walking

Wheelchair Accessibility No


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