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Wheelchair Access at the Temple of Olympian Zeus

Map showing accessible path from Temple of Olympian Zeus entrance to the ruins.

  The Temple of Olympian Zeus is wheelchair accessible throughout. It has a small wheelchair ramp at then entrance followed by a 5 m long ramp down (4 star flatness). This is followed by 2 small wheelchair ramps up to the Temple of Olympian Zeus. The area around the temple ruins is flat with firm ground. The ruins only take about 30 min to visit.

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Aerial image of the Temple of Olympian Zeus (facing east).

Is there an accessible entrance? Yes, there is a wheelchair accessible ramp at the entrance on Leoforos Vasilissis Olgas road on the north side of the ruins.
Is the door push/pull, revolving, automated by a button, or motion activated? The Temple of Olympian Zeus is outdoors and there is no door.

Where is the closest place that cars/taxis can drop-off people? In the parking lot at the entrance on Leoforos Vasilissis Olgas road.Picture of ramp at entrance.

What are the nearby tube stations? Akropoli station is about 500 m west of the entrance.

What bus lines pass nearby? Book a wheelchair accessible hotel room here and I’ll find out for you

Where is the closest disabled parking? In the parking lot at the entrance The first of two ramps near the ruins.

Are there cobblestones or hills leading to the entrance? No, it is flat and smooth although you will likely have to cross the tram tracks.

What percentage of the attraction can be viewed without having to go up steps? 100% Me on the first of the two ramps near the ruins.

Which parts are not accessible? None

Are there loaner wheelchairs? Book an accessible hotel room here and I’ll find out for you

Is there an accessible bathroom? No
Is the door wide enough for wheelchair access? No
Are there grab bars? No
Is there a space to position a wheelchair next to the toilet? No The area around the ruins has 4 star firmness.

Are there guided tours that don’t have to go up stepsNo guided tours

Does advance notice need to be given for…
…handicapped parking? No
…opening of an accessible entrance? No
…loaner wheelchairs? No

…accessible tours? No

Is there a discount for someone with a disability and/or their companion? Book an accessible hotel room here and I’ll find out for you

Opening Hours: 8-19:30

How many hours do most able-bodied tourists spend there on their first visit?  30 min

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