Inspire Athens

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Lycabettus is the hill of Athens around which the homonymous neighborhood has been developed. Lycabettus has the chapel of Agios Georgios at its top, and there is also a funicular. Lycabettus is the second highest point of the Athens basin after Tourkovounia and rises 277 meters above sea level and 227 meters above the city.

It is mentioned in mythology that it was a rock carried by Goddess Athena in her hands and fell after a bad news that brought her a crow. Since then, crows have become black, myth says.

On the hill there is the Lycabettus Theater an open modern amphitheater where concerts and theatrical performances take place every year. Among the names of internationally renowned artists who have performed concerts at the Lycabettus Theater