Athens is the capital of Greece The city with the most glorious history in the world, a city worshipped by gods and people, a magical city. It is the city where democracy was born and most of the wise men of ancient times.
The most important civilization of ancient world flourished in Athens and relives through some of the world's most formidable edifices.
The most popular tourist attractions in Athens Greece include the following:
• Agora (meeting area of the ancient Athenians)
• Kallimarmaro Stadium (venue for the first modern Olympic Games)
• Hadrian's Arch
• Kolonaki (popular shopping district)
• Lykavitos Hill (famous hilltop and viewpoint)
• National Garden
• Philopappos Hill (famous hill)
• Plaka (picturesque pedestrianized area)
• Roman Forum
• St. George's church
• Syntagma Square (Constitution Square)
• Temple of Hephaestus
• Temple of Olympian Zeus
• Temple of Poseidon
• Theatre of Dionysos
• Royal Palace (Greek Parliament)
Don’t miss the worldwide known Acropolis of Athens! Photos and history of the most famous archaeological monument in Europe have made the world tour causing feelings of admiration by thousands of people. Acropolis is nominated to be one of the 7 wonders of modern world. The Holy Rock of Acropolis dates back to the 5th BC, the famous Golden Age of Pericles. Athens met times of bloom and decline, but still shines under the Attic sky gazing the future. Still sparkling like the marbles of Parthenon and the limpid white of Pentelic marble.
Athens is situated in the prefecture of Attica and extends to the peninsula that reaches up to Central Greece. It is surrounded by mountains Ymmytos, Pendeli and Parnitha, northwards and eastwards, and the Saronic gulf southwards and westwards. The sun is shining over Athens all year round. The climate is one of the best in Europe, with mild winters and very hot summers, ideal for tourism. It is located just a few kilometers from the port of Piraeus, the central commercial port of the capital, and the shores of southern Attica.
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