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Ranked #1 of 22 Landmarks 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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Ranked #2 of 22 Landmarks 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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Ranked #3 of 22 Landmarks 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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Ranked #4 of 22 Landmarks in Athens
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Ranked #5 of 22 Landmarks in Athens
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
A pedestrian-only tourist haunt lined with lots of cafes and shops.
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Ranked #6 of 22 Landmarks in Athens
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #7 of 22 Landmarks in Athens
Category: Neighborhoods
A busy neighborhood lined with shops, restaurants and lots of bars.
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Ranked #8 of 22 Landmarks in Athens
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
A graceful stone tower dating back to the first century AD.
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Ranked #9 of 22 Landmarks in Athens
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #10 of 22 Landmarks in Athens
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest

Ermou Street is the major commercial road of Athens, found right in the centre of the city. A wide variety of shops and cafes make it a must while visiting the city. The paved... more »

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Ranked #11 of 22 Landmarks in Athens
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Ranked #12 of 22 Landmarks in Athens
Category: Neighborhoods
THE place for the young and chic: this neighborhood is lined with the trendiest shops, clubs and bars in the city.
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Ranked #13 of 22 Landmarks in Athens
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
A touristy street lined with shops and restaurants.
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Ranked #14 of 22 Landmarks in Athens
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #15 of 22 Landmarks in Athens
Category: Flea/ Street Markets; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
This bustling plaza houses an open air bazaar, shops, cafes and restaurants.
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Ranked #16 of 22 Landmarks in Athens
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #17 of 22 Landmarks in Athens
Category: Ancient Ruins
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Ranked #18 of 22 Landmarks in Athens
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Neighborhoods
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Ranked #19 of 22 Landmarks in Athens
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #20 of 22 Landmarks in Athens
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Known as the heart of Athens, this busy city center is full of shops, bars, clubs and restaurants.
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Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
The ancient Athenians used this building to house their legislative council.
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Category: Religious Sites; Libraries
Owner description: This building played an important role in the political and cultural life of ancient Athens, where it served as both a temple... more » Owner description: This building played an important role in the political and cultural life of ancient Athens, where it served as both a temple and the state archives. « less
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