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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 - Athens War Museum

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Things to do in Athens - Athens War Museum

The War Museum Of Athens was founded in 1975 to create the exhibition of weapons during the human history. The museum included an amphitheater for conferences and projections.

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Things to do in Athens - Harry Truman Statue

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Things to do in Athens - Harry Truman Statue

A statue of President Harry S. Truman in Athens.

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Things to do in Athens - Panathenaic Stadium

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Things to do in Athens - Panathenaic Stadium

The Panathenaic Stadium has a capacity of 50,000 seats for all kind of events that were hosted for Athletics, Gymnastics, Weightlifting and Wrestling. In the 4th century the stadium was abandoned because of the rise of Christianity and the bloody battles that happened within; until 1896 it hosted the first modern Olympics. In the late 19th century, the stadium had major reconstructions and took its final form and is now a really interesting touristic place in Athens.

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Things to do in Athens - Statue of Georgios Karaiskakis

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Things to do in Athens - Statue of Georgios Karaiskakis

Georgios Karaiskakis was a Greek warrior during the Greek war for independence.

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Things to do in Athens - Plaka

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Things to do in Athens - Plaka

Plaka is known as the “Neighborhood of the Gods “, most of the streets of Plaka are filled with restaurants, Jewelry stores, tourist shops and cafes. There are few galleries and several museums about music, art and ancient history. Plaka is one of the main places to visitonce in Athens.

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Things to do in Athens - Choragic Monument of Lysicrates

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Things to do in Athens - Choragic Monument of Lysicrates

The Monument of Lysicrates in Athens was built in 335 BC. This statue and other were built to celebrate the victory at the festival competitions of Athens.

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Things to do in Athens - Figures and Dolls Plaka

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Things to do in Athens - Figures and Dolls Plaka

Figures and Dolls is a shadow theatre in Plaka.

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Things to do in Athens - Church Of St. Nicholas Rangavas, Plaka

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Things to do in Athens - Church Of St. Nicholas Rangavas, Plaka

The Church Of St. Nicholas Rangavas was built in the 11th century. The bell it received was the first to ring out after the War of Independence in 1944.

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Things to do in Athens - Church of the Holy Sepulchre

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Things to do in Athens - Church of the Holy Sepulchre

The church of Aghioi Anargyroi or Metochi of the Holy Sepulcher in Plaka. The church was built around 1600.

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Things to do in Athens - Church of The Transfiguration

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Things to do in Athens - Church of The Transfiguration

Church of the Transfiguration of the Saviour, also called Sotira tou Kottaki, referring to the family who once owned it. Part of the church was founded in the 11th century but over the years was renovated to change the Byzantine appearance.

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.