This is the Acropolis in Athens. There are a number of important structures on this hill, and they date back six or seven centuries before Christ. The most important of these is the Parthenon, completed in 438 B.C.
The Parthenon is the symbol of the country, and you think of Greece, or Athens whenever you see a picture of it. Just like when you see a picture of the Statue of Liberty, you think of New York or the
There were no regulations about accessibility for those with disabilities when the Parthenon was built, of course, so anyone with disabilities today will have a great deal of difficulty getting on top of the mountain.
Modern-day Athens has a train/metro public transportation which is quite modern and is wheelchair accessible. The Acropolis in Athens is now accessible and you can get fairly close to the Parthenon. (Thanks, Judy).
Click here for the special way to gain access to Parthenon.
Though less famous and not so easily recognized, there are monuments like the Parthenon all over Greece, and if you are a student of history, you will go crazy here because there is so much to take in and enjoy. For example, this ruin in Nemea.