These are the 10 main attractions that you should not miss in Athens!

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Athens is the capital city of Greece with a metropolitan population of 3.7 million inhabitants. It is in many ways the birthplace of Classical Greece, and therefore of Western civilization. The design of the city is marked by Ottoman, Byzantine and Roman civilizations. The magnificent Acropolis, visible from almost every part of the city, reminds Greeks of their heritage. But visitors don’t come here just for the ancient monuments, as contemporary Athens boasts one of the most happening nightlife scenes in Europe!

The ten proposed activities and attractions are:

  1. Acropolis Hill (Parthenon & Acropolis Museum)
  2. Syntagma Square and the Parliament
  3. Temple of Olympian Zeus
  4. Plaka (Perfect for food and a nice walk)
  5. Monastiraki (An area with Ancient Monuments and a flea market)
  6. National Archaeological Museum of Athens
  7. Enjoy the magnificent view from the hill of Lycabettus
  8. National Garden
  9. Nightlife in Psirri
  10. Panathenaic Stadium (built entirely of marble)