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Ranked #1 of 83 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
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 #2 of 83 Sights & Landmarks 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 #3 of 83 Sights & Landmarks 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 #4 of 83 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
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 #5 of 83 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Category: Historic Sites; Theaters
Second-century theater built into the hillside.
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Ranked #6 of 83 Sights & Landmarks 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 #7 of 83 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Category: Historic Sites; Neighborhoods
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Ranked #8 of 83 Sights & Landmarks 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 #9 of 83 Sights & Landmarks 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 #10 of 83 Sights & Landmarks 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 #11 of 83 Sights & Landmarks 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 #12 of 83 Sights & Landmarks 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 #13 of 83 Sights & Landmarks 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 #14 of 83 Sights & Landmarks 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 #15 of 83 Sights & Landmarks 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 #16 of 83 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Category: Ancient Ruins; Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #17 of 83 Sights & Landmarks 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 #18 of 83 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #19 of 83 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #20 of 83 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Category: Ancient Ruins; Landmarks
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Ranked #21 of 83 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
A pedestrian-only tourist haunt lined with lots of cafes and shops.
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Ranked #22 of 83 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Category: Historic Sites; Monuments/ Statues; Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
A hill outside of Athens containing a theater for watching the sound and light show on the Acropolis.
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Ranked #23 of 83 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #24 of 83 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
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Ranked #25 of 83 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #26 of 83 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #27 of 83 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #28 of 83 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: This ancient temple played an important role in the political life of ancient Athens as the site where magistrates were sworn... more » Owner description: This ancient temple played an important role in the political life of ancient Athens as the site where magistrates were sworn into office. « less
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Ranked #29 of 83 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #30 of 83 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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