Athens Things to Do

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  • 51. Acropolis - Areopagus

    The Areios Pagos (the Hill of Ares or Curses) is one of the three hills of historic importance in Athens. This one is situated to the northwest of the Acropolis and it is where the high Court of...

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  • 52. Marathon - Marathonas

    The artificial Lake of Marathon is a lake created to collect water for the supply of Athens. It's formed by the construction of Marathon Dam at the function of the streams Charadros and Barnabas and a...

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  • 53. Agia Dynami Church

    Agia Dynami church is one of the most interesting small churches to see in the city center not because it is something special itself but because the Ministry of Education was built upon and around...

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  • 54. Eleftherios Venizelos Airport

    Exhausted from your Greek adventures and facing a night-time layover at Athens airport? Most people try to catch some shut-eye. But the seats in the downstairs part of the airport are metal and very...

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  • 55. Street Dogs And Cats

    Dogs are everywhere in Athens. In several days in Athens I already noticed that these dogs behave like people, and I felt that if they would talk I could have an answers to many questions about the...

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  • 56. Old Parliament Building

    Παλαιά Βουλή or the old parliament is located in the center of Athens, not too far from the new parliament. Nowadays it hosts the national museum...

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  • 57. War Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    War Museum was one of the first museums I visited in Athens back in 1985! Not really my favorite museum but it brings back sweet memories, I remember some of the planes (pic 1) that you can still see...

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  • 58. Attica Zoological Park

    The Attica Zoo Park is in short distance (20 minutes drive) from Nea Makri and the hotel we stay. I never expected it to be that big in the first place. To be honest every time I hear of Zoos the...

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  • 59. Aiolou street

    Aiolou street is a central (mostly pedestrian) street in the city center. During the Ottoman occupation was named Aioliki odos after the god of wind Aiolos, the reason was that the starting point of...

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  • 60. Day Trip To Nafplio

    Nafplion is a charming little town around 150 km south west of Athens. Its almost like a city from a fairy tale. The beautiful houses - flowers blooming from balconies and cafes all around the town...

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  • 61. Agia Irini-Irene church

    Aiolou street is paraller to Athinas street, worth to walk there if you’re looking for a nice trendy café/bar. The area is usually full of people all day long, early in the day with those that go...

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  • 62. Fethiye Mosque

    The Fethiye Mosque (Greek: Φετιχιέ τζαμί; Turkish: Fethiye Camii, Since then it was used mostly as a storage place for various finds from...

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  • 63. Sifnos Island

    Kastro is the old capital of the island on he East side of the island: it´s a very quiet village which is best known for its very small streets with white-chalked houses. The view on the blue see is...

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  • 64. National Art Gallery

    4 out of 5 stars

    You will need not more than an hour for this gallery. Although if you're into art, probably, you'll like to spend some more time here because it is surprisingly good. Greek art is bright and full of...

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  • 65. St Nicodemus Russian Church

    3' away from Syntagma square, at Filellinon street, you can visit the St Nicodimus Russian church that was built in 11st century and its one of the oldest churches in Athens. The church is located...

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  • 66. Church of Panaghia Gorgoepikoos

    4 out of 5 stars

    This is the cutest little church, which is also known as the Little Cathedral as it stands right next to the Cathedral of Athens. It is a byzantine structure, made of marble taken from an Ancient...

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  • 67. Mount Pentelicus - Penteli

    Pendeli Mountain is where all the marble in Athens was taken. The marble of the Acropolis, the marble of Hadrien's Arch, the marble of the monuments seen in Plaka and around Athens. Pendeli Marble is...

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  • 68. Makrygianni Street and District

    Just outside the Acropolis metro station is Makrygiannis street (which means Long John by the way…). It’s a popular pedestrian street not only because of the metro station but also because it houses...

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  • 69. Korai 4 Memorial Site

    Walking down Korai pedestrian street you’ll notice busy locals in rush but also other enjoying their coffee at one of the cafés or going down to Asty Cinema (traditionally some of the best films can...

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  • 70. Agia Aikaterini church

    At the east edge of the Plaka near the Hadrian Arch , one street east of the Monument of Lysikratus is the Ayia Ekaterina Church. It was originally built in the 11C but has bee very much redone with...

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  • 71. National History Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    National historical museum or the old parliament (1875-1935) was built in 1835 by Queen Amalia.The museum includes a rich collection from the fall of Constantinople,war of independence...

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  • 72. Prison Of Socrates

    Athens that you loved so much / gives you bitter poison / A bitter dawn, the earth became an orphan Socrati Esi Superstar (Elpida, 1979) On my way up to Filopappos Hill I stopped for a while in...

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  • 73. Athinas street

    Athinas street is an interesting street that you easily walk in 30’ from Monastiraki to Omonoia. First you will notice a lot of shops on both sides but probably the most interesting part will be in...

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  • 74. Museum of Pavlos and Alexandra Kanellopoulou

    After climbing uphill from the Plaka through Anafiotika towards the acropolis we reached the Kanellopoulos Museum, located in a restored mansion built in 1884. It contains the private collection of...

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  • 75. Glyfada

    Glyfada is another southern suburb of Athens with its own beach strip. Glyfada is a home of many Greek millionaires and celebrities. It borders the Hymettus mountain and the Saronic gulf on the south.

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