Attractions in Historical Centre, Athens

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Acropolis

Parthenon

The grand and remarkably impressive Parthenon stands on top of Acropolis hill. The temple of the Parthenon, built in honor of the goddess Athena in mid 5th...

Acropolis

Acropolis

The Sacred Rock of the Acropolis is without doubt one of the most significant and most impressive sights in Greece. A UNESCO world heritage site, it stands...

Acropolis

Acropolis Museum

At the New Acropolis Museum, you will discover the treasures that were found in the archeological site but you will also admire an impressive building of...

Monastiraki

Hadrian's Library

Hadrian's Library, northwest of Acropolis, is one of the places in the Ancient Agora of Athens that is definitely worth a visit as it attracts the interest...

Gazi

Technopolis City of Athens

Technopolis City of Athens, in the heart of Athens, more specifically in Gazi district, is a lively multi-use cultural venue. The main goal of its creation...

Gazi

Industrial Gas Museum

The Industrial Gas Museum, the first industrial museum in Athens, is an addition to the assembly of museums found in the Greek metropolis, and it reveals one...

Exarchia

National Archaeological Museum

The National Archaeological Museum, the largest museum in Greece and one of the most important worldwide, is housed in a magnificent 9,500 sq.m. building on...

School Life and Education Museum

Housed in a beautiful neoclassical, listed building of 1850, the School Life and Education Museum of the National Research and Rescue of School Material...

Acropolis

Erechtheion

According to Greek mythology, this temple was named after King Erechtheus who once resided there. The legend also states that it was at this point that the...

Acropolis

Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Odeon of Herodes Atticus or Herodion, the main venue of the Athens Festival hosting top artists and unique performances, is accessible via Dionysiou...

Thiseio

Ancient Agora of Athens

The Ancient Agora located to the south-west of the Acropolis, was the heart of the public life of the Athenians during antiquity. It was the centre of the...

Acropolis

Dionysiou Areopagitou Pedestrian Street

The pedestrianised Dionysiou Areopagitou Street is the longest walkway in Athens and will seamlessly integrate you into a living open-air museum.

Acropolis

Theatre of Dionysus

The Theatre of Dionysus was a major open-air theatre in Greece; it is located at the outskirts of the Acropolis and centuries ago the plays of attic drama...

Kerameikos

Kerameikos Archaeological Site

Located between Pireos, Ermou and Asomaton streets, the Kerameikos archaeological site is a small section of the ancient Kerameon municipality, one of the...

Kerameikos

Kerameikos Archaeological Museum

The Kerameikos Archaeological Museum is within Kerameikos archaeological site (near Monastiraki metro station and Thissio train station). It is considered to...

Syntagma

Syntagma Square

It is considered to be the center of the city (all regions in Greece are measured from this point) and is one of the busiest areas in Athens.

Plaka

Plaka & Monastiraki

Plaka and Monastiraki are located in the heart of the city and take you on a journey of the past using the engaging features of today.

Psiri

Psiri

Psiri is one of the most historical and picturesque in the city, as well as a tourists’ favourite.

Syntagma

Hellenic Parliament

On the central square of Athens, Syntagma Square, the building of the Hellenic Parliament with the characteristic “evzones” and the Tomb of the Unknown...

Kerameikos

Benaki Museum of Islamic Art

The Islamic Art collections of the Benaki Museum are exhibited in the Museum of Islamic Art and ranks among the most important in the world. Antonis Benakis...

Syntagma

Numismatic Museum

The Numismatic Museum is located on a 19th century monumental building and what used to be the house of Heinrich Schliemann, in the heart of Athens.   It...

Plaka

Frissiras Museum

The Museum of Contemporary European Painting in Greece has been housed in two radically refurbished neoclassical buildings in Plaka, in the historic center...

Thiseio

Herakleidon Museum

The Herakleidon Museum was founded in July 2004 by Pavlos Firos and his wife, Anna-Belinda, for Fine Art friends and it is housed in an 1898 neoclassical...

Acropolis

Temple of Olympian Zeus

The Temple of Olympian Zeus, located in the centre of Athens, was the biggest in Greece and its construction phase lasted for more than 700 years.

Psiri

Museum of Greek Gastronomy

The existence of the first Museum of Greek Gastronomy is a fact, since it opened in June 2014 in Athens. More specifically, in a gorgeous and very well...

Gazi

Gazi

Gazi is the most up and coming district of the early 21st century, harmoniously combining the industrial tradition of the past with the present. Located to...

Syntagma

War Museum

The War Museum is located in the centre of Athens. Through its rare ancient and modern archives, its unique collections and its priceless artefacts, The War...