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The Tower of the Winds or the Horologion of Kyrristos, as its official name, is an octagonal building and is located within the Roman Forum of Athens.

It was built in the 1st century B.C. And functioned as a solar clock. Characteristic of the relief winds depicted on each of its sides.

Free admission days:
6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri)
18 April (International Monuments Day)
18 May (International Museums Day)
The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
28 October
Every first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st

Holidays:
1 January: closed
25 March: closed
1 May: closed
Easter Sunday:closed
25 December: closed
26 December: closed

Last entrance 30 minutes before closing.

Important Notice: As of December 14th 2019, the Horologion of Andronikos Kyrristos will remain closed to the public until further notice.
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Roman Agora

Tickets

Full: €8
Reduced: €4
The Horologion of Andronikos Kyrristos ticket is included in the Roman Agora' one. Tickets are available at ticket offices on site as well as online. 
From 1st of November till 31st of March (1/11-31/03) each year, a reduced rate only for single-use tickets is valid for all state owned archaeological sites and museums.

Special ticket package: Full: €30
Valid for 5 days. 
Valid for: Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Agora of Athens, Archaeological Museum of Kerameikos, Archaeological Site of Lykeion, Hadrian's Library, Kerameikos, Museum of the Ancient Agora, North slope of the Acropolis, Olympieio, Roman Agora of Athens, South Slope of Acropolis.

Buy your ticket online.

Reduced admission for:
Escorting parents on educational visits of primary schools.
Greek citizens and citizens of other Member - States of the European Union who are over 65 years old, upon presentation of their ID card or passport for verification of their age and country of origin.
Students of University - Higher Education Institutes, Technological Educational Institutes or equivalent Schools of countries from outside the European Union, upon presentation of their student ID cards.

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