CITY OF ATHENS: THE CRADLE OF CIVILIZATION
Connect with the unique Greece’s culture!
Visit Athens and its wonderful archaeological monuments.
Specifically in the Acropolis of Athens (UNESCO World Heritage Site) you should visit the Parthenon, the Propylaia, the Erechtheion and the Temple of Athena Nike.
Phidias, the greatest sculptor of the 5th Century B.C created the statue of Ivory and Gold of Athena Parthenon.
Visit the New Museum of the Acropolis featuring the authentic and original statues.
The Archaeological Museum, located in Patision Road, exhibits monuments of unprecedented beauty and value.
Relive the revival of the Olympic Games by visiting the Panathenaic Stadium or Kalimarmaro.
Visit the private Benaki Museum, the most representative museum of Greek civilization, including statues, invisible columns, vases, jewelry, icons, emdroidery and old wooden houses from the 18th and 19th century.
For the lovers of Byzantine Art, you should not miss to visit the Byzantine Museum!
The Numismatic Museum entails one of the best cutting coins collection of western civilization, located in Ilioy
Melathron, Panepistimiou Street, and it was a 19th years old building, and residence of German Archaeologist, Schlieman, that excavated Troy and the Acropolis of Mycenae.
Get lost in the cobbled, narrow alleys in Plaka, Monastiraki that used to be the Ancient City of Athens
At the north site of Acropolis, you may also visit the Ancient Agora, place of speech and concentration for the famous Ancient Philosophers, such as Platwnas, Sokratis.
Finally, after this wonderful long walking tour, we highly recommend that you pass by one of the below best
restaurants, in Athens, with good quality food and an amazing Acropolis view:
1) Kuzina Restaurant, in Plaka,
2) Chocolate Royal
3) Dionysus Restaurant