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Athens - Cultural

 

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Temple of Hephaestus
Ranked #1 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #2 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
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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Ranked #3 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
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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Ranked #4 of 71 Cultural in Athens
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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Ranked #5 of 71 Cultural 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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Plaka
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Ranked #6 of 71 Cultural 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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Ranked #7 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
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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Ranked #8 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Category: Historic Sites; Neighborhoods
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Ranked #9 of 71 Cultural 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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Ranked #10 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #11 of 71 Cultural in Athens
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Ranked #12 of 71 Cultural 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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Ranked #13 of 71 Cultural in Athens
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Ranked #14 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Category: Concerts; Theaters
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Ranked #15 of 71 Cultural 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 #16 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Category: Ancient Ruins; Monuments/ Statues
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Averof (Paleo Faliro)
Ranked #17 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Category: Historic Sites; Ships
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Ranked #18 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Category: Ancient Ruins
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Ranked #19 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #20 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites
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Ranked #21 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #22 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Category: Government Buildings; Historic Sites
A beautiful columned building built in the classical Greek style.
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Ranked #23 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
A modern street lined with the city's chicest boutiques, coffee houses and restaurants.
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Ranked #24 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Category: Cemeteries
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Ranked #25 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Category: Religious Sites
This tiny church is located under the shadow of the Athens Cathedral and dates from the 12th century.
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Ranked #26 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Category: Cemeteries
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Ranked #27 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Category: Theaters; Museums
This interactive museum showcases Greek history and culture in a domed, planetarium-style theatre.
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Ranked #28 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Category: Libraries
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Ranked #29 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Category: Religious Sites
A lovely 19th century Greek Orthodox Church.
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Ranked #30 of 71 Cultural in Athens
Category: Architectural Buildings
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