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#1 of 193 attractions in Athens
Owner description: Athens Clue is the first 4D Escape Game Room experience in Athens. You and your team of 2-5 people are locked in. You have 60... more » Owner description: Athens Clue is the first 4D Escape Game Room experience in Athens. You and your team of 2-5 people are locked in. You have 60 minutes . You have to solve your way out. Can you escape? « less
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#2 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums; History Museums
Modern, uptodate building on the foot of the Acropolis housing important ancient Greek statues and much more
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#3 of 193 attractions in Athens
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Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
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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#4 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Ancient Ruins
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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#5 of 193 attractions in Athens
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Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Ancient Ruins
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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#6 of 193 attractions in Athens
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Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Architectural Buildings; Ancient Ruins
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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#7 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Art 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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#8 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: History Museums; Art 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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#9 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Art Museums
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#10 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Art 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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#11 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Theaters; Historic Sites
Second-century theater built into the hillside.
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#12 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Movie Theaters
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#13 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Sites; Religious Sites
This delightful little Byzantine church contains some interesting icons and the reconstruction of a monk's cell.
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#14 of 193 attractions in Athens
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#15 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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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#16 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Ancient Ruins
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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#17 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Ancient Ruins
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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#18 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Neighborhoods; Historic Walking Areas; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Historic neighborhood located at the base of the hill topped by the Acropolis.
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#19 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Historic Sites; Neighborhoods
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#20 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Mountains
Walk or take the funicular tramway to the top of this hill for the best views of Athens
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#21 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Parks; Historic Walking Areas; 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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#22 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Bodies of Water
Wallow in hot springs or enjoy a therapeutic volcanic bath in this large lake.
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#23 of 193 attractions in Athens
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Battleship Averof (Paleo Faliro)
#24 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Historic Sites; Ships
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#25 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Neighborhoods; Flea/ Street Markets
Lively flea market neighborhood with lots of small tavernas serving good-value local snacks.
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#26 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Concerts
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#27 of 193 attractions in Athens
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#28 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Concerts; Theaters
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#29 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Historic Sites; Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Monuments/ Statues
A hill outside of Athens containing a theater for watching the sound and light show on the Acropolis.
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#30 of 193 attractions in Athens
Category: Museums
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