35 Famous Greek Landmarks to Visit Story

By Samuel Caesar

Introduction

35 Famous Greek Landmarks to Visit Story

Greece is a European country filled with so much history and some of Europe's top landmarks. It has many ancient... Read more

Landmark 1

Acropolis Museum, Athens

The Acropolis Museum is undoubtedly one of the most famous landmarks in Athens, Greece. It is an archaeological museum that... Read more

Landmark 2

Academy of Athens, Athens

The Academy of Athens is another thrilling Greek landmark in Athens to keep an eye out for. Even though it... Read more

Landmark 3

Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens

The Temple of Olympian Zeus, commonly known as the Olympieion, was once the largest in the world. It is located... Read more

Landmark 4

The Acropolis, Athens

The ancient citadel known as The Acropolis is an impressive landmark located in the middle of Athens, Greece. The archaeological... Read more

Landmark 5

Ancient Agora of Athens, Athens

Out of all the famous landmarks and monuments in Athens, the Ancient Agora of Athens is one of the best... Read more

Landmark 6

Parthenon, Athens

The Parthenon is a Greek landmark built and dedicated to Athena, a Greek god and the patron of the city... Read more

Landmark 7

Plaka, Athens

The neighbourhood of Plaka is one of the most ancient settlements you can find in Europe. For Greece, it is... Read more

Landmark 8

Syntagma Square, Athens

Syntagma Square is another famous Greek landmark in Athens, again in the centre of the city. It is the second-largest... Read more

Landmark 9

Panathenaic Stadium, Athens

The Panathenaic Stadium, or Kallimarmaro for short, is a multi-purpose stadium that was built in the fourth century BC in... Read more

Landmark 10

Mount Lycabettus, Athens

Mount Lycabettus is the highest point in the capital city of Greece and is made of limestone. At the top,... Read more

Landmark 11

The Palace of Knossos, Crete

Knossos Palace was once used as the political and ceremonial centre during the Minion Civilization in the Bronze Age. Knossos... Read more

Landmark 12

Chania Old Town, Crete

Being the second-largest city in Crete, Chania is one of the most beautiful Greek cities that certainly deserves attention. The... Read more

Landmark 13

Spinalonga Island, Crete

Spinalonga Island is one of Greece's most intriguing historical landmarks and a must-visit when travelling to Crete. Its history goes... Read more

Landmark 14

Sarakiniko Beach, Milos, Cyclades Archipelago

Sarakiniko Beach is easily the most famous landmark on the tiny island of Milos, one of 22 volcanic islands in... Read more

Landmark 15

Delos, Cyclades Archipelago

Delos is a Greek island and archaeological monument located in the Aegean Sea's Cyclades archipelago. It is the mythological birthplace... Read more

Landmark 16

Ancient Corinth, Corinth

The most famous, largest and wealthiest of the ancient Greek city-states was Corinth. Today, Ancient Corinth (and the Acrocorinth above... Read more

Landmark 17

Corinth Canal

One of the most well-known facts about Greece is that it has multiple ancient Greek landmarks. But Greece has other... Read more

Landmark 18

Sanctuary of Delphi, Delphi

In the centre of mainland Greece sits the ancient sanctuary of Delphi, once believed to be the world's navel. First... Read more

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 the city and the world... Read more

Landmark 20

Monument of Alexander The Great, Thessaloniki

Alexander III of Macedon, popularly known as Alexander the Great, is one of history's greatest leaders (as the name implies).... Read more

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 of Rhodes, which is a... Read more

Landmark 22

Lindos Acropolis, Rhodes

Lindos Acropolis sits high up on the cliff tops on the east coast of Rhodes island in Greece. The site... Read more

Landmark 23

Domes of Santorini, Santorini

The domes of Santorini are some of the most famous landmarks in Greece. You might recognise them from photos that... Read more

Landmark 24

Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri is a bronze age settlement, and it's one of the most important Minoan urban centres in the Aegean Sea.... Read more

Landmark 25

Apollo Temple - Portara, Naxos

The Portara of Naxos stands high on a hill overlooking the sea and is the remains of a colossal marble... Read more

Landmark 26

Archeological Site of Philippi, Krinides

The Archeological Site of Philippi hosts the ruins of a major Greek city with significant importance to ancient Greece. Over... Read more

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 is located in the city... Read more

Landmark 28

Bourtzi Castle, Nafplio

The Venetians constructed Bourtzi Castle, located in the Argolic gulf and near Nafplio, in 1471. Bourtzi was originally a defence... Read more

Landmark 29

Ionian Islands

The Ionian Islands are located in the Adriatic Sea on the west coast of mainland Greece. One significant difference between... Read more

Landmark 30

Mykonos Windmills, Mykonos

Mykonos is one of the must-see islands when you travel to Greece. It attracts scores of visitors from all over... Read more

Landmark 31

Mount Olympus, Olympus Range

Mount Olympus is quite popular in Greece because it is the highest mountain in the country with 52 peaks and... Read more

Landmark 32

Archaeological Site of Olympia, Olympia

Olympia is a famous ancient Greek site located in western Peloponnese. It was used to host the Olympic games which... Read more

Landmark 33

Monasteries of Meteora, Kalabaka

Meteora is a mind-blowing beautiful group of vertical rocks, reaching to about 300 metres high. On these amazing rock formations,... Read more

Landmark 34

Temple of Poseidon, Cape Sounion

The Temple of Poseidon is located at the end of the Sounio Peninsula. The entire monument was built using marble... Read more

Landmark 35

Archaeological Site of Mystras, Laconia

The Archaeological Site of Mystras is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a top historical landmark in Greece. The fortified... Read more

Conclusion

In Summary

As you can see, Greece has many famous Greek landmarks for you to visit. Almost every popular city in the... Read more