Landmarks/ Points of Interest in Athens

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Points of Interest & Landmarks in Athens

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  • Harry R
    Ramat Hasharon, Israel372 contributions
    Between Monasteriki and the Acropolis one can wonder among the ruins of ancient Athens and fantasize about a way of life long past.
    A soothing experience after the bustle of modern city life.
    Written May 19, 2022
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  • Liisa K
    13 contributions
    It was nice and the paths mostly shadowed by the trees, good for even hot days. Requires good shoes as the terrain is uneven. Would recommend for a walk to relax a bit, there weren't a lot of people before noon. The area of the little church near the prison of Socrates had some friendly cats. They were a little shy but you can get close and even pet them if you are quiet and careful.
    Written May 24, 2022
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  • Harrison F. Carter
    Cologne, Germany10,425 contributions
    So good to be here... wonderful structures... and the work that has been done to restore and prepare them the way that they have. Wonderful work, wonderful to see.
    Written March 5, 2022
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  • StAuggie12
    St. Johns, FL783 contributions
    This the center of town with luxury hotels, Parliament and Syntagma Square. While we were there protests and concerts occurred at the square.
    Written March 23, 2022
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  • Demothesis
    Portsmouth, UK234 contributions
    As is traditional in many capital cities - this tomb is guarded 24 hours a day by the ceremonial guards. Changing of the guards happens at the top of every hour and is free to view. Recommended.
    Written March 22, 2022
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  • Harrison F. Carter
    Cologne, Germany10,425 contributions
    It's a lovely looking cathedral and a nice little square... worth a few minutes to feel and observe.
    Written March 5, 2022
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  • B1714D
    Belgrade, Serbia12,637 contributions
    Adrianou claims to be the oldest street in Athens dating back to BC era, running around the Acropolis base, connecting it with the Hadrian's library and ancient Agora.
    It's nice to stroll it, preferably in the evening when the temp lowers.
    As one my conclude it's packed with souvenir shops and restaurants.
    Written September 26, 2021
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  • Harrison F. Carter
    Cologne, Germany10,425 contributions
    A good, short and easy walk - assuming reasonable mobility. Lovely views over massive Athens, and across to the Acropolis. Well worth a visit.
    Written March 5, 2022
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  • Allison E
    Northfield, MN83 contributions
    We loved our visit to this cemetery. You wouldn't normally think of a cemetery as a tourist attraction but this is the exception. The graves and mausoleums are works of art and deserve to be admired. The entire cemetery is also like walking through a garden. It is peaceful and quiet and an opportunity to enjoy something without the crowds that you find at other attractions and there is no charge.
    We had only one full day to see a little of what the city had to offer and this was surprisingly one of my favorite things that we did.
    We also came across a couple of men who were kind enough to tell us more about a grave we were looking at that belongs to Odysseas Androutsos, a hero in the Greek War of Independence. It was wonderful to learn more about it from some locals. They were very proud.
    I wish we had had more time to explore as the grounds are large. This is also a great activity in Athens considering the current health crisis, considering there are so few visitors there.
    Written August 6, 2021
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  • Dim DeL
    Spaichingen, Germany187 contributions
    The Propylaea is the impressive entrance of the Acropolis! Even this entrance is so impressive! Be sure to take some minutes to admire it before you get into Acropolis!!
    Visit it in the morning, before it gets crowded!
    Written March 1, 2022
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  • Bandit-One
    Emmen, Switzerland7,291 contributions
    Ermou Street if a fun part of Athens if you need a break from all the (very interesting though) history.
    Yes, it's a shopping street you could see in many other cities, but there are still some fun shops, some brands you will only find here. And it's a nice trip to start at the Akropolis, get down through the Plaka Stairs (and grab a bite there), walk through the Monastiraki Flea Market and finally head onto Ermou Street, ending up at the Syntagma Square. It's a fun walk. Be sure to stop quick to enjoy the wonderful Kapnikarea Church on Ermou.
    Written March 28, 2020
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  • Thomas V
    Oakland, CA12,740 contributions
    The square is not especially pretty, but all around it are great cafes and restaurants, the focus of Athens' most upscale neighborhood. We were here everyday and went to all of the cafes. Never bored.
    Written January 13, 2022
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  • Demothesis
    Portsmouth, UK234 contributions
    A very central location that is good for general Athens orientation. Plenty of shops selling food, drink and items at much lower prices than you will find in other districts such as Monastiraki. However the square is also inhabited by a number of refugees, which for some will be undesirable.
    Written March 22, 2022
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  • Harrison F. Carter
    Cologne, Germany10,425 contributions
    Liked seeing this, and visible from the street too, if you are short on time. Worth a look en route to the Acropolis.
    Written March 5, 2022
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  • ymt888
    Petaling Jaya, Malaysia1,875 contributions
    Located right below the Hellenic Parliament and the Syntagma Square, this station is perhaps the main connection. There are also some interesting exhibits in the station.
    Written February 11, 2020
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