35 Famous Greek Landmarks to Visit Story

By Samuel Caesar

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Introduction

35 Famous Greek Landmarks to Visit Story

Greece is a country filled with so much history and some of Europe's top landmarks....

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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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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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Mount Lycabettus, Athens

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

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The Palace of Knossos, Crete

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

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Chania Old Town, Crete

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

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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...

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Delos, Cyclades Archipelago

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

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Ancient Corinth, Corinth

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

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Corinth Canal

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

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Sanctuary of Delphi, Delphi

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

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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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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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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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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...

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...

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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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Bourtzi Castle, Nafplio

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

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Ionian Islands

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

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Mykonos Windmills, Mykonos

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

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Mount Olympus, Olympus Range

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

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Archaeological Site of Olympia, Olympia

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

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Monasteries of Meteora, Kalabaka

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

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Temple of Poseidon, Cape Sounion

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

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Archaeological Site of Mystras, Laconia

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

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Conclusion

In Summary

As you can see, Greece has many famous landmarks for you to visit. Almost every...

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