Athens is the capital and the largest city of Greece. Although today it has turned into a busy and cosmopolitan city, Athens still preserves elements of its ancient glory. This is the perfect city for visting sites and monuments and, a great base for excursions around Greece. Monuments of all historical periods are spread around the town, from the Ancient and Roman times until the Byzantine and Modern eras. As the best sightseeing in Athens is found within a walking distance from the city center, they are easy to visit on foot or on a bus tour. Do not certainly miss the Acropolis Hill and the Acropolis Museum. If you have time, take a stroll from the Acropolis to Thission and Monastiraki, it is a lovely promenade.
You can see below the best Sites in Athens: Ancient sites, Museums, Churches & more. You can filter them by category and location.
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