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Parthenon
Ancient Ruins, Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Ancient Agora of Athens
Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
First Cemetery of Athens
Architectural Buildings, Cemeteries, Historic Sites, Scenic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Pnyx
Points of Interest & Landmarks
First Cemetery of Athens
Architectural Buildings, Cemeteries, Historic Sites, Scenic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Propylaea
Points of Interest & Landmarks
Kolonaki Square
Neighborhoods, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Temple of Hephaestus
Ancient Ruins, Sacred & Religious Sites
Parthenon
Ancient Ruins, Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Ancient Agora of Athens
Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Temple of Athena Nike
Ancient Ruins, Monuments & Statues
Church of Kapnikarea
Churches & Cathedrals
Ekklisia Agia Dinami
Churches & Cathedrals
Church of Saint Isidore
Sacred & Religious Sites, Churches & Cathedrals
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Parthenon
#1 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Everyone should have the privilege of visiting this amazing & breathtaking monument including the exceptional Acropolis Museum build above the ancient city, a site that leaves you in awe of it's surroundings.
Amazing experience am glad i have the chance yo see this incredible place...its quiet a easy walk up...its worth it when you get to the top amazing view...
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Acropolis
#2 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
WOW WOW WOW Superb worth every penny and step to het to the top superb 360 panoramic views across the city Very informative information boards Great opportunities for some excellent photography
All along the shoulders of the Acropolis are amazing sites to view...take your time and soak it all in...Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Theatre of Dionysus Eleuthereus, Temple of Athena Nike, the sacred olive tree, Sto...
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Plaka
#3 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
The plaka is an amazing district that stretches for miles, includes many old historical homes, winding streets that are filled with wonderful cafe's and bistro's, a wealth of history with many historical sites, ch...
- Very aesthetic - Awesome view of the acropolis - Great for shopping - Great for promenades, at any time - Perfect for lunch/dinner/tea/whatever involves eating or drinking, with a beautiful view of the city - Ma...
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Temple of Hephaestus
#4 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Be sure to enjoy a leisurely stroll through the Ancient Agora site and just a short stroll from the Temple and within the Agora site is the Stoa of Attalos which contains museum pieces from the ancient sites.
Unmissable with its view over the Agora, this temple is one of the best preserved of its kind from the 5th Century BC and well worth the short climb up the hill.
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Erechtheion
#5 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
What an amazing site, the details on the rock are so real, this is one of my favorite site in Athens just in front of the Acropolis, just a moment in heaven when you’re in the middle of this historic sites !!
Be sure to walk around the building to view all is grandeur, especially to see the legendary marks of Poseidon's trident and the sacred olive tree that sprouted when Athena struck the rock with her spear.
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Herod Atticus Odeon
#6 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
A must see in athens, preferably during the festival period, but even if you cant afford a ticket, a walk with some opera on the background and with the breathtaking views of Acropolis and the odeon of Herodes Att...
The place usually hosts the best performances of music ,theater,dance etc.If you visit Athens try to attend a performance by visiting the site greekfestival.gr .
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Anafiotika
#7 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
However, the well-preserved homes, the Byzantine churches, scenic views, and cutest fat lazy cats all make it well worth the effort!
This quiet and picturesque miniature district is within easy walking distance of all major sights and offers peace and quiet from the tourist tat of Plaka.
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Philopappos Hill
#8 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
This area is the best for the most amazing views of the Acropolis, and it is here you can get the best photos of the Parthenon and the surrounding areas, including almost the whole of the city of Athens.
The location is great to relax and watch the sunset with a great view of Athens as well as a great view of the Acropolis as the sun goes down and the lights turn on around the base of the Parthenon.
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Open Air Cinema THISION
#9 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
It's a magnificent cinema with one of the greatest views in the world .it is located under akropolis and it's near all bars and cafés in thesio so you can continue your entertainment if you wish!
Great theater with english language movies.. watch a movie under the stars and with a view of the Parthenon!
Mount Lycabettus
#10 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Great walk, terrific view and many routes to take en route down through Kolonaki where there are lots of good cafes, fashionable Athenians, and a great store called Carpo - nuts, chocolates, and terrific granol/en...
All around the church are fantastic views of Athens as this is the highest point in the city you can see everything for miles it's great for orientating yourself or just taking in the wonderful views.
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Temple of Athena Nike
#11 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
super little temple on the Acropolis you cant get too close up but from a far it is a real gem perched on the top of the Acropolis stunning views of athens
another building on top of the hill with the Acropolis, the temple is perhaps in the best condition and has a wonderful view of Athens, learn about the origins of the olive tree next to the temple, again a guided...
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Ancient Agora of Athens
#12 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Lots of history, great ruins, a restored stoa a nearly intact preserved ancient temple, great view of the acropolis and lots of places to take a break in the shade.
Located in Adrianou (Plaka) , It was a religious center, this historical site has an enorm charm, and it is amazing to have a drink on an near by cafe, in this great atmosphere, overlooking the columns and the rui...
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Panathenaic Stadium
#13 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Well worth the entry fee (€5 which includes very informative audio guide), wander through the structure enjoying the stories of its past and also view the large collection of historical Olympic torches and posters.
Sit in the royal family's seats, climb to the top of the stadium - it is recommended to do this towards the end of your tour for the best views of the city: jog/ run on the track, learn its history & admire the be...
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Areopagus
#14 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
It lies in your path if you approach from Monastiraki or either the Roman or Ancient Agora. it offers amazing views of the Acropolis towering above it and the city of Athens below.
The hill is very uneven (please take care) but the views are outstanding, with a unique perspective on the Acropolis and a 'telephoto' view of what Can be seen from above.
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Church of Kapnikarea
#15 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
It's on the edge of the Plaka, and makes for a convenient landmark.
Well worth a donation to view.
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The Academy of Athens
#16 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
What makes this landmark great is it gives you a visual of how ancient buildings would have looked like...the columns, pediments, the sphinx, statues, et al.
One of the major landmarks of the city is the main building of the Academy, designed as a part of architectural trilogy, along with the University building and the National Library.
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Pnyx
#17 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
The Pnyx is a restful, crowd-free broad expanse of hills and stone ruins and is a walk through history and time, offering great views of the Acropolis, Mt.
We had a romantic picnic here with an amazing view of Athens, sunset is the best time of day to see the Parthenon bathed in the golden light.
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Theater of Dionysus
#18 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
... (Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Agora of Athens, Archaeological Museum of Kerameikos, Archaeological Site of Lykeion, Hadrian's Library, Kerameikos, Museum of the Ancient Agora, North slope of Acropolis, Olympie...
I bought a 5 day, 7 ancient sights ticket (The Acropolis, The Theatre of Dionysus, The Temple of Zeus, Ancient Agora, Kerameikos, Roman Agora and Hadrian's Library) all for 30 Euros (well worth it).
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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
#19 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
This memorial to Greece's unknown soldier is very close to Syntagma Square (Constitution Square)...so after you view the tomb and the formal changing of the guards...head across Amalias Avenue to the square and in...
One of the landmarks in the city, the area is THE focal point for set-offs to various attractions.
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Propylaea
#20 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
The entire Acropolis hill is amazing to see and TA breaks down some of the monuments /sites into separate areas but they are all up on the Acropolis hill.
This was an amazing entrance to the Acropolis with a grand staircase, vision of the Temple of Nike and views to the city below.
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Temple of Olympian Zeus
#21 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
This historical site is a very nice place to visit and, in addition to an opportunity to see the temple ruins, offers an excellent view of Acropolis and Arch of Hadrian.
Stelios recommended a few sights to see and created a wonderful itinerary complete with historic facts, local perspective and humor.
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Stoa of Attalos
#22 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
A project to recreate the original is excellent as well as providing a welcome period os respite from the run, housing a small but informative museum and giving a good view over the surrounding site.
Going up stairs is worth the effort, with lovely panoramic views over the Ancient Agora and surrounding neighbourhoods.
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Psirri
#23 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
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Plateia Syntagmatos
#24 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
From the scene of many demonstrations during Greece's modern problems to the splendor of the changing of the guards, the square offers different views of Greek Culture
The heart of Athens, the historical center, the place is decoeated with a lovely fountain and has the view to the Parlament.
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Monastiraki
#25 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
... interesting activities in a day preparing by the youngs.It's also just one step far from the historical sites like Acropolis and Adrian library and Ottoman mosque and Antic Agora and Roman Agora.It's really pi...
A crowded busy part of Athens, where street musicians and performers and a big bazaar takes place with a great view of the Acropolis, where history has left a vivid trace in several aspects, such as architecture,...
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Kerameikos Cemetery
#26 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
... tourists around and you can wander unhurried and take as long as you like viewing the gravestones and monuments.This is a very interesting site and the small museum is also excellent.Well worth a leisurely visit.
This is a terrific archaeological site to visit, with very interesting exhibits and artifacts, all with well-written, exhibit texts, in Greek and English.
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Little Metropolis
#27 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
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Chapel of St. George
#28 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
The chapel is small but beautiful with great artifacts and the view of Athene is amazing ,360 degree view of the whole Athens, great for picture taking.
This beautiful little white chapel stands proud on top of the hill with outstanding views across the whole of Athens.
Adrianou Street
#29 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
The view is the best in the street as the acropolis is straight ahead..you cannot really see the acropolis from any other restaurant as it is covered by buildings!
Very close to metro stations and archaeological sites.
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Syntagma Station
#30 of 130 Sights & Landmarks in Athens
Syntagma square is very interesting and impressive,because it has got a great view to the Greek Parliament!!!!!!it is in the center of Athens surrounded by cosy coffees,restaurants and luxurious hotels!!!!It is on...
They also have some displays from archaeological sites that can be viewed on the upper level.
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