Monuments in 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

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...

Rest of Centre

Kapnikarea

The church of Panagia Kapnikarea is located in the middle of the bustling Ermou Street in the commercial center of Athens. Built on the ruins of an ancient...

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...

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...

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...

Rest of Centre

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

The first university of the Modern Greek State. Few minutes away from Syntagma, at one of the most central points of the city, the National and Kapodistrian...

Sounio

Temple of Poseidon

The Temple of Poseidon on Cape Sounion is one of the most significant sanctuaries in Attica and proves that the ancient Athenians knew where to build their...

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.

Kaisariani

Kaisariani Monastery

Built at an altitude of 350 metres in a lush green forest, Kaisariani Monastery in Kaisariani is one of the most important medieval Christian monuments....

Haidari

Dafni Monastery

Dafni Monastery, located on Athens Avenue in the Haidari forest, 11 km south of the center of Athens was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1990.