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Best Places to Visit in Athens

Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world. Athens, which has been the capital of civilizations for centuries, is one of the cities that must be visited because of its cultural accumulation and historical importance.

Thursday, July 30, 2020
Best Places to Visit in Athens

Best Places to Visit in Athens

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by Melisa Kaya

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You go to some cities and look for places to visit and museums to visit. Athens is not one of those cities. You don't need to look for places to visit in Athens, because every point of the city attracts its guests with the values ​​they carry. Athens, like an open-air museum, is one of the rarest cities in the world, lined with historical buildings and ruins.

Athens, which has a recorded history of 3,400 years, is the first city that comes to mind when it comes to archaeological research. Athens, the center of art and philosophy, is also considered the birthplace of democracy. Adorned with Roman and Byzantine monuments, Athens has been one of the most important economic and political centers of Europe throughout its history, and today is the most important economic center of southeastern Europe. Athens, which hosted the first Olympic Games in 1896, has a unique place both culturally and sportively.

Athens is not just about ancient artifacts that have been recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Many buildings and museums built in the modern era are also the centers of attention. The Bazaars and the historical atmosphere of the city make Athens a city that you have to visit almost every street. We have brought together some places that should not be forgotten to visit, and we have listed them for you. Do not forget to experience the exclusive tastes of Greek cuisine while running from the museums to the ruins.

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Best Places to Visit in Athens

Acropolis of Athens


Best Places to Visit in Athens - Acropolis of Athens
Best Places to Visit in Athens - Acropolis of Athens

If we list the five ancient buildings to visit, one of them will undoubtedly be the Parthenon. When you look at the rocky ledge that Parthenon was built, from a slightly wider angle, you will see the Acropolis of Athens. There is evidence that the settlement in the region of the Acropolis of Athens dates back to the fourth millennium BC. However, the construction of the architectural masterpieces in the ancient citadel started in the 6th century BC, and 21 architectural remains have survived to the present day. Visiting Acropolis of Athens is an opportunity to witness history. In addition to the Parthenon which is the pearl of the Acropolis of Athens, the Old Temple of Athena, the Erechtheum, the Propylaea, and the Temple of Athena Nike are the most famous archaeological remains. With its fascinating atmosphere, the Acropolis of Athens will be the place to experience some of the unforgettable moments of your Athens trip. In some cities, it may be difficult to choose the place to visit first, but this is not the case for Athens, the Acropolis of Athens is definitely the best place to visit in Athens.

Parthenon


Best Places to Visit in Athens - Parthenon
Best Places to Visit in Athens - Parthenon

Acropolis Museum


Best Places to Visit in Athens - Acropolis Museum
Best Places to Visit in Athens - Acropolis Museum

Temple of Olympian Zeus


Best Places to Visit in Athens - Temple of Olympian Zeus
Best Places to Visit in Athens - Temple of Olympian Zeus

National Archaeological Museum


Best Places to Visit in Athens - National Archaeological Museum
Best Places to Visit in Athens - National Archaeological Museum

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