Athens

Athens Attractions

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Parthenon

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1343 Reviews

The Parthenon (Parthenonas), one of the world's most famous buildings, represents a high point in ancient Greek architecture. Built around 440 BC, the ...  Read more

Temple of Poseidon

4.5 star rating: Recommended 497 Reviews

Follow the road to Cape Sounion, circling the idyllic Saronic Gulf, and you come to one of the most iconic sights in Greece: the columns of the Temple of ...  Read more

Delphi

4.5 star rating: Recommended 291 Reviews

Delphi is the second-most important archeological site in Greece (after the Acropolis in Athens). In ancient times Delphi was considered the place where ...  Read more

Acropolis

4.5 star rating: Recommended 238 Reviews

The Acropolis (Akropolis) means "city on a hill" and dates from the 5th century BC. Dominated by its main temple, the Parthenon, the Acropolis can be ...  Read more

Temple of Olympian Zeus

4.5 star rating: Recommended 23 Reviews

The Temple of Olympian Zeus (or Olympieio) has been a ruin almost since it was built. The Athenian rulers who began its construction in the 6th century BC set ...  Read more

Meteora

4 star rating: Recommended 148 Reviews

Meteora, located in central Greece, is a place of natural beauty and man-made wonder. The huge natural rock towers found here are home to 14th-century clifftop ...  Read more

Agora of Athens

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 84 Reviews

The political and social heart of the ancient city of Athens, the famous Agora of Athens (or the Forum of Athens) is one of the city's most important ...  Read more

Monument of Lysicrates

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Reviews

The Monument of Lysicrates is the best preserved choragic monument in Athens, Greece. In ancient times, statues like this one were built as a base for placing ...  Read more

Philopappou Hills

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Reviews

The Acropolis is Athens’ most famous hill, but one that can’t escape notice (especially as you climb up to the Parthenon) is the nearby Philopappou Hill. This ...  Read more

Academy of Athens

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

The lovely Neoclassical Academy of Athens was built in the mid 19th century during the post-independence re-flowering of Greek culture and is home to the ...  Read more

Anafiotika

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Sprawling up the northern slopes of the Acropolis and peeking above the rooftops of Plaka, Anafiotika is a tiny enclave of steep, cobbled alleyways lined with ...  Read more

Benaki Museum

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

The Benaki Museum competes with the Acropolis Museum and National Museum of Archaeology as one of the top three museums in Athens. It was established in 1930 ...  Read more

Odeum of Herodes Atticus

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Herodes Atticus was an aristocratic and wealthy Greek who funded several great building projects in ancient Athens, including the Odeum (also Odeon or ...  Read more

Olympic Stadium

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1071 Reviews

Greece is where the Olympic Games began in the 11th century BC, as a festival dedicated to the god Zeus. The first modern Olympics was held in Athens in 1896 ...  Read more

Piraeus Cruise Port

4.5 star rating: Recommended 524 Reviews

A hugely important historical port in Greece, Piraeus is also one of the largest in the Mediterranean. A full-on city, Piraeus is a great place to go ...  Read more

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