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Things to do in Athens

The capital of Greece a wonderful city full of breathtaking landmarks from the 5th century BC. The city contains many museums and touristic places. It's a city full of art and history, so if you are a fan of artistic and historical sites you must visit Athens. The Acropolis, the national archeological museum, the Parthenon temple and many more are the places to visit once you are in Athens.

Athens Greece

Athens is the capital of Greece. It was additionally at the heart of Ancient Greece, an intense human advancement and realm. The city is as yet overwhelmed by fifth century BC historic points, including the Acropolis, a peak bastion finished with antiquated structures like the colonnaded Parthenon sanctuary. The Acropolis Museum, alongside the National Archeological Museum, jam models, vases, adornments and more from Ancient Greece. It commands the Attica area and is one of the world's most established urban areas, with its written history traversing more than 3,400 years, and its soonest human nearness beginning somewhere close to the eleventh and seventh centuries BC. Athens Greece is perceived as a worldwide city on account of its area and its significance in transportation, fund, business, media, amusement, expressions, universal exchange, culture, instruction and tourism.


Places to visit in Athens


The top places to visit in Athens Greece are, "Acropolis Museum" This dazzling modernist museum at the foot of the Acropolis' southern slope showcases its surviving treasures still in Greek possession. And "Parthenon" epitomises the glory of Ancient Greece. Meaning ‘virgin’s apartment’, it's dedicated to Athena Parthenos, the goddess embodying the power and prestige of the city. Another beautiful place is "Keramikos". Keramikos was originally a settlement for potters who were attracted by the clay on the banks of the River Iridanos. Because of frequent flooding, the area was ultimately converted to a cemetery. You can not forget to visit "Temple of Poseidon" when you come to Athens.

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Things to do in Athens - The Philopappos Monument

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Things to do in Athens - The Philopappos Monument

“Gaius Julius Antiochus Epiphanes Philopappos” is a prince of the Kingdom of Commagene who died in 116, this monument was built to honor his memory. The upper level of the monument shows 2 statues, Antiochus IV on the left and Philopappos in the center. On the right, now lost, was the statue of Seleucus I Nicator. Philopappos Monument is a really interesting historical site to visit.

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Things to do in Athens - The Pnyx, Filopappou Hill

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Things to do in Athens - The Pnyx, Filopappou Hill

The Pnyx is a hill in central Athens. Back in 507 BC the Athenians gathered on the Pnyx to host their popular assemblies. The Pnyx's site is west of the Acropolis.

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Things to do in Athens - Apostolou Pavlou Street

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Things to do in Athens - Apostolou Pavlou Street

Apostolou Pavlou Street is the way St. Paul walked from the Agora to the Areos Pagos, and the Christian Athenians dedicated the street to him.

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Things to do in Athens - Fountain of Pynx

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Things to do in Athens - Fountain of Pynx

Fountain of Pnyx is a rock-carved cistern collecting and storing water for the City of Athens. The chamber is covered with a Roman mosaic.

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Things to do in Athens - Apostolou Pavlou Caves

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Things to do in Athens - Apostolou Pavlou Caves

Inside the Sanctuary Of Pan, Archaeological found a semi-God Pan, a naked Nymph and a dog and that's how it got the name. On the outside, excavation revealed wall paintings and mosaic.

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Things to do in Athens - Herakleidon Art Museum

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Things to do in Athens - Herakleidon Art Museum

Herakleidon Art Museum opened to the public since 2004 and has been bringing culture education and art based on the philosophy of Science, Art, and Mathematics.

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Things to do in Athens - Church of Agia Marina

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Things to do in Athens - Church of Agia Marina

The church of Agia Marina is considered to be a place of special significance, as traditional practices regarding a safe labor and pregnancy are the main reason why women come here and slide on a cliff nearby. The church was originally built in the 11th century.

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Things to do in Athens - Iraklidon Street

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Things to do in Athens - Iraklidon Street

Iraklidon is an attractive pedestrian street, the upper part is full of cafes and restaurant with high-end choices. The lower part has many houses and building with great dishes.

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Things to do in Athens - Apostolou Pavlou Street Market

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Things to do in Athens - Apostolou Pavlou Street Market

The area is a collection of shops from cheap souvenirs to leather goods, icons, musical instruments and jewelry, postcards and local traditional products.

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Things to do in Athens - The Statue Of Theseus

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Things to do in Athens - The Statue Of Theseus

The Statue Of Theseus is standing outside the electrical station in Thissio. Theseus was the son of the King of Athens.

Things to do in Athens - Discover Athens

Athens, Greece is a mythical city. Three mountains, Ymettos, Parnitha, and Pendeli confine it on three sides and inside the city, you will find twelve hills from where you can view the wondrous city from atop. If you are coming to Greece, head to Syntagma Square, as that is where you will find many things to do in Athens. Memorable things to do in Athens include seeing the Parthenon, Acropolis of Athens, and Acropolis Museum.