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Sightseeing in Athens

Hill
“Historic place with traits of ancient Greece everywhere. The Parthenon. Many tourist shops, cafeterias, restaurants and sightseeings. ”
344 locals recommend
Park
“You can get a break between visiting historical places of Athens, A lot of high trees to protect you from the sun.”
276 locals recommend
Track Stadium
“The stadium of the first modern Olympics. It's the finish line of the Athen's Classic Marathon. ”
225 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Located on the northwest side of the Acropolis lies Ancient Agora. It is home to various monuments such as Stoa Poikile, Temple of Hephaestus, Mitroo, Tholos, Stoa of Attalos, Vouleftirion and the Altar of the Twelve Gods.”
109 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The Parthenon is a former temple on the Athenian Acropolis, dedicated to the goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their patron. Construction began in 447 BC when the Athenian Empire was at the peak of its power. It was completed in 438 BC, although decoration of the building continued until 432 BC. It is the most important surviving building of Classical Greece. Its decorative sculptures are considered some of the high points of Greek art. The Parthenon is regarded as an enduring symbol of Ancient Greece, Athenian democracy and Western civilization.”
94 locals recommend
Historic Site
“A Roman 161 A.D. build open air theater, by the athenian magnate Herodes Atticus in memory of his wife, Aspasia Annia Regilla, that hosts plays and concerts from June till September each year.”
99 locals recommend
Historic Site
“In urban Keramikos neighborhood you can get aquainted with a more underground Athens, many young people around, many quaint little bars and cafes, old houses, also street events.”
57 locals recommend
Historic Site
“It's an historical and cultural site you can't miss. It's a universal and timeless symbol of the classical Greek spirit and civilisation. ”
44 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Philopappos Hill is situated north-west of the Acropolis. The hill was named after Philopappos, a Roman consul who loved Athens and grandson of Syrian king Antiochus IV Epiphanes. The actual mausoleum of Philopappos was discovered during excavations by archaeologist Konstantinos Travlos. Only one wall of the Mausoleum remains today, showing relief scenes from Philopappos’ life and an inscription”
33 locals recommend
Historic Site
“A two-floor building, donated by the king of Pergamum Attalus to the city of Athens. It is thought to have been a kind of ancient commercial centre. Get an idea of everyday life in ancient Athens! ”
20 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The second largest temple on the Acropolis has a complex and unique structure, including its famous Porch of the Caraytis.”
12 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“A monument for the dead Greeks in the battles for the country since antiquity. You have to be there 10 minutes before any hour to see the ceremony of changing guards by Evzones. It's special on Sundays at 11:00 AM. ”
7 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The beautiful temple of Zeus and the much photographed Arch of Adrian are located 500m away from Syntagma (Constitution) square. The construction of the temple - which was dedicated to Zeus - started during the 6th century BC and completed much later. Out of 104 Corinthian columns built, only 15 are preserved nowadays. Info: Opens daily from 08:00 to 15:00 | Entrance fee: 2,00€ per person”
1 local recommends
Capitol Building
“The old parliament building now houses exhibits from Greek Revolution period.”
3 locals recommend
Historic Site
1 local recommends
Historic Site
“The 5th-floor rooftop terrace of the boutique Herodion Hotel is the only one that provides views of both the Acropolis and the modern elegant lines of the Acropolis Museum, lit equally beautifully at night. The space is split between a Mediterranean fine-dining restaurant and a bar that serves ‘tapas cocktails’. 4, Rovertou Galli st. ”
4 locals recommend