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Ranked #1 of 189 attractions in Athens
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Category: ; History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
Modern, uptodate building on the foot of the Acropolis housing important ancient Greek statues and much more
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Ranked #2 of 189 attractions in Athens
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Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: This ancient Greek temple, located on the Acropolis and dedicated to Hephaistos, god of the forge, is one of the few temples... more » Owner description: This ancient Greek temple, located on the Acropolis and dedicated to Hephaistos, god of the forge, is one of the few temples to be almost entirely preserved. « less
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Ranked #3 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Ancient Ruins; Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
Owner description: The second largest temple on the Acropolis has a complex and unique structure, including its famous Porch of the Caraytis... more » Owner description: The second largest temple on the Acropolis has a complex and unique structure, including its famous Porch of the Caraytis with statues of six graceful maidens on the south side and a four-pillared porch with six Ionic columns on the north side. « less
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Ranked #4 of 189 attractions in Athens
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Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Museum of Cycladic Art is a private living cultural institution in the heart of Athens. More than 3.000 objects of... more » Owner description: The Museum of Cycladic Art is a private living cultural institution in the heart of Athens. More than 3.000 objects of Cycladic, Ancient Greek and Cypriot art (dating from the 5th millennium BC to the 6th century AD) are displayed in the galleries of the four floors of the Museum of Cycladic Art. This summer the museum also hosts two contemporary art exhibitions by artists Jannis Kounelis and Ugo Rondinone. The museum can be accessed either from the entrance from the Stathatos Mansion (1 Irodotou Str & Vasilissis Sofias Avenue) or from the entrance at 4 Neofytou Douka Str & Vasilissis Sofias Avenue. « less
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Ranked #5 of 189 attractions in Athens
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Category: Ancient Ruins; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: The majestic ruins of an ancient Greek building, known for its dignified white marble columns and perfect sense of... more » Owner description: The majestic ruins of an ancient Greek building, known for its dignified white marble columns and perfect sense of proportion. « less
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Ranked #6 of 189 attractions in Athens
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Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: The most famous site in all of Athens, this large hill lies in the center of the city and contains a cluster of ancient... more » Owner description: The most famous site in all of Athens, this large hill lies in the center of the city and contains a cluster of ancient ruins. « less
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Ranked #7 of 189 attractions in Athens
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Category: Art Museums; History Museums; Museums
A museum featuring the art and artifacts of the Minoans, an ancient tribe of people who once dominated the Aegean Sea.
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Ranked #8 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: Olivetree store,the First OliveWood shop in Athens, is a place where you can admire the Art of the GREEK HANDMADE OLIVEWOOD... more » Owner description: Olivetree store,the First OliveWood shop in Athens, is a place where you can admire the Art of the GREEK HANDMADE OLIVEWOOD CARVINGS! Using pieces of olivewood that we collect from all over Greece aged over 500 years old and more,my family and our partners create unique pieces of ART which represent THE GREEK culture. « less
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Ranked #9 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Historic Sites; Theaters
Second-century theater built into the hillside.
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Ranked #10 of 189 attractions in Athens
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Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #11 of 189 attractions in Athens
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Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Benaki Museum was founded in 1930 by Antonis Benakis and presents the historical and cultural development of the Greek... more » Owner description: The Benaki Museum was founded in 1930 by Antonis Benakis and presents the historical and cultural development of the Greek nation. Through its extensive collections that cover several different cultural fields –from the age of Roman domination to the medieval Byzantine period and from the fall of Constantinople to the struggle for Greek independence in 1821- the Benaki Museum is perhaps the sole instance of a complex structure within the broader network of museum foundations in Greece. « less
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Ranked #12 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
This delightful little Byzantine church contains some interesting icons and the reconstruction of a monk's cell.
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Ranked #13 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Historic Sites; Neighborhoods
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Ranked #14 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Museums
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Ranked #15 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
Owner description: The Old Olympic Stadium in Athens Greece, built of granite in late 19th century on the site of ancient Athens from the 4th... more » Owner description: The Old Olympic Stadium in Athens Greece, built of granite in late 19th century on the site of ancient Athens from the 4th Century; hosted the first modern games in1896. « less
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Ranked #16 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Mountains; Nature and Parks
Walk or take the funicular tramway to the top of this hill for the best views of Athens
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Ranked #17 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods
Historic neighborhood located at the base of the hill topped by the Acropolis.
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Ranked #18 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Parks; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
This hill is a favorite for weekending Athenians who come here to picnic and admire the breathaking views.
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Ranked #19 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: These ruins, located in the heart of modern Athens, were once the site of the marketplace in ancient times, a political,... more » Owner description: These ruins, located in the heart of modern Athens, were once the site of the marketplace in ancient times, a political, cultural and economic center of the ancient world. « less
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Ranked #20 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Ancient Ruins; Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
Owner description: The earliest Ionic building on the Acropolis, this small temple of the goddess of victory depicts assemblies of the gods and... more » Owner description: The earliest Ionic building on the Acropolis, this small temple of the goddess of victory depicts assemblies of the gods and Greek battles against the Barbarians and the Boeotians. « less
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Ranked #21 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
Wallow in hot springs or enjoy a therapeutic volcanic bath in this large lake.
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Ranked #22 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Cine THISIO is an open air cinema and therefore is not opened in winter . Each year opening date depends largely on weather... more » Owner description: Cine THISIO is an open air cinema and therefore is not opened in winter . Each year opening date depends largely on weather conditions. Typically, the operation of the cinema begins the last week of April or the first week of May and ends in late October. We don't make ​​reservations and you can't book tickets, because we remain traditional, because the capacity of cinema is very large and because all seats are good . If you arrive about 30 minutes earlier you will buy your tickets in comfort, even in the extremely popular films. « less
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Ranked #23 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Historic Sites; Ships; Landmarks
Owner description: In the beautiful bay of Faliro in the south suburbs of Athens you can visit the Floating Naval Museum <>, a ship of 141m, the...> more » Owner description: In the beautiful bay of Faliro in the south suburbs of Athens you can visit the Floating Naval Museum <>, a ship of 141m, the flagship of the Royal Hellenic Navy fleet in the victorious naval battles of Elli in 1912 and Limnos in the beginning of 1913, during the Balkan War. Ιn 2011 the ship celebrate her 100 years birthday and thousands of people visit the Floating Naval Museum <> discovering the historical importance of the ship for the liberation of northeaster islands of Aegean Sea. Also admired the restoration of the interior of the ship, the apartments of the admiral Pavlos Kountouriotis, the quarter of the officers, the kitchens, the uniform exhibition, the armament, the bridge battle, the chapel of St. Nickolas and could made a tour to the main deck and the 2 others sub decks that are open for the visitors. As the Floating Naval Museum <> can provide a tour with a guide, every day most of the schools from Athens and all around Greece can program a visit to a living myth that stands imperious to remind in every visitor the values of freedom, of honor and Hellenic patriotism. Exhibitions and activities can occur during the next 6 months so visit our website regularly for further information. « less
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Ranked #24 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Neighborhoods; Flea/ Street Markets; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Lively flea market neighborhood with lots of small tavernas serving good-value local snacks.
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Ranked #25 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Art Galleries
high quality, in greece manufactured and hand made MUSEUM COPIES in BRONZE - Marble - Ceramic - Resin
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Ranked #26 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
These ancient ruins were restored in the early 20th century and now house a collection of ancient Greek sculpture.
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Ranked #27 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Ancient Ruins; Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #28 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Flisvos Marina (Paleo Faliro)
Ranked #29 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Marinas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #30 of 189 attractions in Athens
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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