Athens

Things to Do & Attractions in Athens

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Parthenon

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1622 Reviews

The star of Athens postcards and arguably the most impressive of all the city’s ancient ruins, the mighty Parthenon stands proud atop the sacred rock of ...  Read more

Temple of Poseidon

4.5 star rating: Recommended 575 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 344 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

Meteora

4.5 star rating: Recommended 187 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

Acropolis

4.5 star rating: Recommended 150 Reviews

An archaeological wonder, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and one of the world’s most instantly recognizable landmarks, the Acropolis is the star attraction of ...  Read more

Temple of Olympian Zeus

4.5 star rating: Recommended 25 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

Santorini

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 373 Reviews

Santorini is among the best-known Greek islands, mainly for its natural beauty. Santorini is all clear ocean, white-walled buildings and blue-domed churches. ...  Read more

Agora of Athens

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 131 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

Athens Numismatic Museum

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 9 Reviews

Now supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, the Athens Numismatic Museum first opened in 1834 and has been relocated several times during its lifetime; ...  Read more

Hadrian's Arch

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 4 Reviews

Erected in honor of the Roman Emperor Hadrian in the 2nd century A.D, the monumental gateway of Hadrian’s Arch remains one of the most striking remnants of ...  Read more

Monument of Lysicrates

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 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

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

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