Enjoy the Unforgettable Athens

13.8.2017

Athens, with its layers of mythology and history is full of contradictions and surprises. It offers a pleasant mixture of the ancient past and the present. Boasting a history spanning more than 3000 years explore the city’s busy cafes, great cuisine and endless procession of historical sites. Come with us and enjoy the unforgettable atmosphere of one of Europe's most peaceful and intriguing places.

Athens is the perfect destination for exploring on foot. You will reach all of the most important sites right from the city center. Also, the city’s bars and restaurants are always close by. No doubt, the Acropolis should top the list of the historical monuments not only in Athens but all of Greece. If you haven’t seen the Acropolis, you haven’t really experienced Greece. It is comprised of several smaller cathedrals and the central building of the Parthenon, which is the largest completed Dorian temple in Greece. From the Acropolis you will be able to take in breathtaking views of the surroundings. In the historic district of Plaka, in the vicinity of Acropolis, beautiful narrow streets will take you back in time. When tired of all the sightseeing, relax in one of the cafes or taverns, taking in the flavors and aromas of Greek specialties. In the charming neighborhood of Anafiotika, right below Acropolis, lose yourself in the labyrinth of quaint streets and whitewashed houses, as if right from the advertising posters. Athens will especially please the museum goer. These are much to see – from the artistic attractions of the Museum of Ancient Greek Art and the Cyclades, to the Museum of Greek Folk Art, the Museum of City History, or the Marine or Natural Museums. The most valuable collection is to be admired at the National Archaeological Museum, full of historical pearls, and featuring the mask of King Agamemnon. Don’t miss the changing of the guards at the Syntagma Square. Here, the soldiers stand guard at the tomb of an unknown soldier, paying tribute to him. You should definitely visit the greatest temple in Greece - Temple of the Olympian Zeus. And when you get bored by all the temples or ancient columns of different sizes and shapes or just want to relax before another exploration, visit the National Gardens. Take in this exquisite oasis covering ​​almost 40 acres full of palm trees, rare species of trees and flowers or free-flying parrots. If shopping is your thing, certainly do not miss the Monastikari markets. If you want to bring home a souvenir from the Athenian flea market, it is best to visit them on Sundays.

Buy your ticket alredy today and head to the "Cradle of History" - Athens.

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