On the right side facing to the entrance of Syntagma metro station, you can admire the ancient stratum of the square.
It is a part of grave yard, wall and the acqueduct of Peisistratus (restored).
Until the Roman period, this area was outside the city walls and was used as graveyard and occupied by pottery producers. The Greco-phile Roman emperor Hadrian extended the city adding this area as a new district. In this period, were built wealthy residential buildings and public baths. About Hadrian's work in Athens, refer to Hadrian's Arch
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