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A Propylaea, Propylea or Propylaia (in Greek — Προπυλαια) is any monumental gateway based on the original Propylaea that serves as the entrance to the Acropolis in Athens. The word propylaea (propylaeum is the Latin version) is the union of the prefix pro (before or in front of) plus the plural of the Greek pylon or pylaion (gate), meaning literally that which is before the gates, but the word has come to mean simply gate building. The Brandenburg Gate of Berlin and the Propylaea in Munich are specifically copied from the central portion of the Propylaea.

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Veros Plakiotis
44 Athens Then north face of the temple of Athena Nike and the wall of Acropolis.
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45 Athens View of Areopagus the ancient Agora and the Stoa of Attalos from Acropolis-More comfortable iron stair at the left side of Propylaea.
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25 Athens Climbing the Propylaea of Acropolis and left the monument of Agrippa and more left the temple of Athena Nike.
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Propylaea of the Athenian Acropolis
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26 Athens Inside the Propylaea of Acropolis.
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24 Athens Lower is the main west entrance of Acropolis and upwards the base of Propylaea.
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23 Athens The odeion of Herode Atticus and right the Walls of Acropolis and the pathway to Propylaea.
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uth entrance of Acropolis-The port of Piraeus can be seen right of the Odeum of Herodes Atticus.
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Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece, dominates the Attica periphery: as one of the world's oldest cities, its recorded history spans at least 3,000 years.