Lycabettus Hill

Mouse Island, Corfu

Lycabettus Hill towers over Athens. At the summit, you are 910 ft above the city.

To enjoy the observation decks on the summit, you have two choices: a moderate 45-minute walk or a funicular.

Crowning the summit is the typical whitewashed chapel that crowns many a hill in Greece. This one is the chapel of Agios Georgios. It is dedicated to Profitis Illias(The Prophet Elijah).

On the eve of Easter Sunday is a candlelit procession that winds down the peak’s wooden slopes.

The summit is popular with Athenians and some tourists. There are several cafes and a pleasant restaurant.


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