Best Things to Do in Athens, Greece

Travel back in time with your visit to one of the oldest historic cities.
Prachi Dharap Jul 5, 2019
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Athenian Acropolis, Greece
Climb The Acropolis to see the stunning view of Athens as well as the naturally lit Acropolis Museum.
Parthenon will leave you awestruck with its majestic white marble columns and history.

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Visit Erechtheion - an exceptional marble building in the Ionic order on the Athenian Acropolis. It was dedicated to both Athena and Poseidon.

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An amphitheatre built on the slope of Acropolis in 161 A.D; Odeon of Herodes Atticus is one of the best places to enjoy a live theater performance even today.

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Considered as the largest temple in Greece, Temple of Olympian Zeus or Olympieion was built in over 700 years. Today only 15 columns of the original 104 remain, standing to give you an idea of its magnificence.

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Home of the 1st Modern Olympic Games, Panathenaic Stadium (Kallimarmaro) has a seating capacity of 60,000. This multipurpose stadium is the world's only stadium to be made entirely of marble.

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Residence of the first modern Greek monarch; the Old Royal Palace now houses the Greek Parliament since 1935 after the monarchy was abolished in 1929.

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You can also see the Change of Guards ceremony of the Evzones at the Monument of the Unknown Soldier.
The Tower of Winds is a marble clock-tower in the Roman Agora. It is considered to be the world’s first meteorological station.
Stroll through the old marketplace of Athens - Roman Agora, built in the 1st century.
One of the best places for shopping is the Monastiraki Flea Market. You can just stroll through the market or take back home some souvenirs for your friends and family.
Explore the oldest section of Athens. Once a nightclub district; Plaka is now famous for tourist shops, restaurants, and cute street-side cafes.