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SIGHTSEEING
acropolis
ACROPOLIS OF ATHENS
The most important and magnificent sanctuary of Ancient Athens built on a rock in the center of the city. Its most impressive buildings (Parthenon, Erechteion, Temple of Athena Nike) are still adored as high points of architecture and artistic creation.
monastiraki
ANCIENT AGORA
A site northwest of Acropolis that was the administrative, political, economic, philosophical, social and educational center of Ancient Athens since the 6th century
museum
NEW ACROPOLIS MUSEUM
With an exhibition space of about 14,000 m2, 10 times more than the Old Acropolis Museum, the work of Bernard Tschumi Architects with Michael Fotiadis houses archaeological finds spanning Archaic, Classic and Roman times.
gazi
GAZI INDUSTRIAL PARK
A unique complex of preserved industrial buildings that house cultural events organized by the municipality of Athens. The building has lent its name to the neighborhood that surrounds it, which is currently one the hottest spot of night life in Athens.
flisvos
FLISVOS MARINA
A newly built marina on the southern coastline of Athens. A perfect location for those who would like to relax by the sea. Either you prefer walking whilst enjoying the beautiful view either looking for the perfect destination for cycling you will definitely find a way to enjoy at the marina.
plaka
PLAKA AREA
The most picturesque neighborhood of Athens, built in the roots of the Sacred Rock of Acropolis. It has many well-preserved old buildings and a plethora of shops, taverns and coffee places.
keramikos
KERAMIKOS CEMETERY OF ANCIENT ATHENS
The most important cemetery of Ancient Athens that was in use from the 12th century BC to the 6th century AD.
syntagma
SYNTAGMA (CONSTITUTION) SQUARE
Named after the revolt of 1843 that forced king Otto to pass the first ever Constitution of modern Greece. The main attraction in the square is the Monument of the Unknown Soldier, honoring all Greek Soldiers who have fallen and whom bodies have never been retrieved, which is guarded by the Presidential Guards of Evzones.
herodion
ODEON OF HERODUS ATTICUS & THE ROMAN THEATER
Conservatory and theater built by Herodes Atticus in the 2nd century AD. In modern times, the works for its reconstruction have begun during king Otto’s reign (mid 19th century) and were completed in the ‘50s. Since then it houses important artistic events and every summer is the focal point of the annual Festival of Athens, which is one of the most important cultural events in Greece.
stadium
PANATHENAIC STADIUM
Initially built the 6th century BC & renovated by Herodus Atticus in 144 AD, it is the only stadium in the world built entirely of marble. It hosted the first modern Olympic Games, 1896, and has become one of the most important attractions of our city.
lycabettus
LYCABETTUS HILL
Located about 300 meters above sea level and with a cable car connecting the lower side directly to its top and to the picturesque Chapel of Saint George you should make sure not to miss the absolute and romantic view (especially during sunset).
filopappou
FILOPAPPOU HILL
A tree filled hill in the center of the city where locals love to absorb the Greek sun and gaze οnto the monumental Acropolis hill. On the top you will find the monument of Filopappou, a mausoleum dedicated to the great benefactor. On the hill and well-hidden is also located the prison of Socrates, where he was imprisoned and eventually left his last breath.