35 Famous Greek Landmarks to Visit Story

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35 Famous Greek Landmarks to Visit Story

Greece is a European country filled with so much history. This guide captures famous Greek...

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Landmark 1

Acropolis Museum, Athens

The Acropolis Museum is undoubtedly one of the most famous landmarks in Athens, Greece. It...

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Landmark 2

Academy of Athens, Athens

The Academy of Athens is another thrilling Greek landmark in Athens to keep an eye...

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Landmark 3

Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens

The Temple of Olympian Zeus, commonly known as the Olympieion, was once the largest in...

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Landmark 4

The Acropolis, Athens

The ancient citadel known as The Acropolis is an impressive landmark located in the middle...

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Landmark 5

Ancient Agora of Athens, Athens

Out of all the famous landmarks and monuments in Athens, the Ancient Agora of Athens...

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Landmark 6

Parthenon, Athens

The Parthenon is a Greece landmark built and dedicated to Athena, a Greek god and...

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Landmark 7

Plaka, Athens

The neighbourhood of Plaka is one of the most ancient settlements you can find in...

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Landmark 8

Syntagma Square, Athens

Syntagma Square is another famous Greek landmark in Athens, again in the centre of the...

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Landmark 9

Panathenaic Stadium, Athens

The Panathenaic Stadium, or Kallimarmaro for short, is a multi-purpose stadium built in the fourth...

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Landmark 10

Mount Lycabettus, Athens

Mount Lycabettus is the highest point in the capital city of Greece and is made...

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Landmark 11

The Palace of Knossos, Crete

Knossos Palace was once used as the political and ceremonial centre during the Minion Civilization...

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Landmark 12

Chania Old Town, Crete

Being the second-largest city in Crete, Chania is one of the most beautiful Greek cities...

Landmark 13

Spinalonga Island, Crete

Spinalonga Island is one of Greece's most intriguing historical landmarks and a must-visit when travelling...

Landmark 14

Sarakiniko Beach, Milos, Cyclades Archipelago

Sarakiniko Beach is easily the most famous landmark on the tiny island of Milos, one...

Landmark 15

Delos, Cyclades Archipelago

Delos is a Greek island and archaeological monument located in the Aegean Sea's Cyclades archipelago...

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Landmark 16

Ancient Corinth, Corinth

The most famous, largest and wealthiest of the ancient Greek city-states was Corinth. Today, Ancient...

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Landmark 17

Corinth Canal

One of the most well-known facts about Greece is that it has numerous ancient famous...

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Landmark 18

Sanctuary of Delphi, Delphi

In the centre of mainland Greece sits the ancient sanctuary of Delphi, once believed to...

Landmark 19

Cathedral Church of Hagia Sophia of Thessalonica, Thessaloniki

The Cathedral Church of Hagia Sophia of Thessalonica is one of the oldest cathedrals in...

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Landmark 20

Monument of Alexander The Great, Thessaloniki

Alexander III of Macedon, popularly known as Alexander the Great, is one of history's greatest...

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Landmark 21

Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights, Rhodes

The Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights is located in the medieval city...

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Landmark 22

Lindos Acropolis, Rhodes

Lindos Acropolis sits high up on the cliff tops on the east coast of Rhodes...

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Landmark 23

Domes of Santorini, Santorini

The domes of Santorini are some of the most famous landmarks in Greece. You might...

Landmark 24

Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri is a bronze age settlement, and it's one of the most important Minoan urban...

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Landmark 25

Apollo Temple - Portara, Naxos

The Portara of Naxos stands high on a hill overlooking the sea and is the...

Landmark 26

Archeological Site of Philippi, Krinides

The Archeological Site of Philippi hosts the ruins of a major Greek city with significant...

Landmark 27

Ancient Theatre of the Asklepieion at Epidaurus, Epidavros

The Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus is one of the most famous ancient Greek landmarks. It...

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Landmark 28

Bourtzi Castle, Nafplio

The Venetians constructed Bourtzi Castle, located in the Argolic gulf and near Nafplio, in 1471...

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Landmark 29

Ionian Islands

The Ionian Islands are located in the Adriatic Sea on the west coast of mainland...

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Landmark 30

Mykonos Windmills, Mykonos

Mykonos is one of the must-see islands when you travel to Greece. It attracts scores...

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Landmark 31

Mount Olympus, Olympus Range

Mount Olympus is one of the popular landmarks in Greece because it is the highest...

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Landmark 32

Archaeological Site of Olympia, Olympia

Olympia is a famous ancient Greek site located in western Peloponnese. It was used to...

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Landmark 33

Monasteries of Meteora, Kalabaka

Meteora is a mind-blowing beautiful group of vertical rocks, reaching about 300 metres high. On...

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Landmark 34

Temple of Poseidon, Cape Sounion

The Temple of Poseidon is located at the end of the Sounio Peninsula. The entire...

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Landmark 35

Archaeological Site of Mystras, Laconia

The Archaeological Site of Mystras is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a top historical...

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