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What to Do in Athens? 20 Best Places to Visit in Athens, Greece

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What to Do in Athens? 20 Best Places to Visit in Athens, Greece

Introduction - Here is a list of the 20 best places to visit in Athens, a city with a rich history. If...

 
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Temple of Olympian Zeus

Place to visit 1 - Dedicated to perhaps one of the most famous Greek Gods, the Temple of Olympian Zeus sits at the centre of...

 
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Temple of Athena Nike

Place to visit 2 - Another temple located on the Acropolis of Athens is the landmark dedicated to Goddesses Athena and Nike. This stunning temple...

 
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Roman Agora

Place to visit 3 - Another famous Agora in the city is the Roman Agora, located to the east of its ancient counterpart. This landmark...

 
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Temple of Poseidon, Sounion

Place to visit 4 - The Temple of Poseidon sits in Sounion at the very southern coast of the Attica peninsula. This is the archaeological...

 
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Mount Lycabettus

Place to visit 5 - Mount Lycabettus is famously the highest point of Athens. Locals and tourists alike ascend the hill every day to get...

 
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Temple of Hephaestus

Place to visit 6 - This is another famous landmark that features in many iconic photographs. The Temple of Hephaestus was designed by Iktinus in...

 
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Acropolis Museum

Place to visit 7 - The Acropolis Museum is home to some of the most famous artefacts found on the Athenian Acropolis site. Much of...

 
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National Archaeological Museum

Place to visit 8 - This museum features antiquities from around Athens which are displayed to celebrate the explosive historical events that took place in...

 
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First Cemetery of Athens

Place to visit 9 - As the name suggests, this is the first known cemetery to be built in the city in 1837. The cemetery...

 
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Parthenon

Place to visit 10 - The Parthenon is the iconic temple ruins that sit at the very top of the Acropolis of Athens. Construction of...

 

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