Top Attractions

What is the first thing you must do as soon as you arrive in Athens? The only answer is to visit these gems. Miss them and you’ve missed it all. They’re the epitome of architectural grace on the grandest of scales.

The National Gardens

Athens

The National Gardens are located in the heart of Athens, next to the Parliament Building, and near Syntagma Square....

Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Athens

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus, or the Irodeion as it is called today, was built on the south-western slope of the rock of the Acropolis during the Roman era, by the Athenian magnate Herod Atticus....

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Greek National Opera

South Suburbs

The Greek National Opera (GNO) is Greece’s sole opera house. Founded in 1939, the company had been preceded by a 150-year history of a flourishing opera tradition on the Ionian Islands and half a...

Bouboulina Museum

Bouboulina Museum

Athens

About 100 metres behind the port of Dapia in the residence of Laskarina Bouboulina, heroine of the Revolution of 1821, lies the Bouboulina Museum....

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Athens Riviera

East Suburbs, South Suburbs

The Athens Riviera, Attica’s amazing coastline to the south of Athens, resembles the lacy edge of an embroidered doily 60 kilometres long that begins in Piraeus and ends at the tip of Cape Sounion.......

Acropolis Museum

Athens

With an underground station conveniently located at its front entrance, the new Acropolis Museum is home to the most important artefacts found on the ‘sacred rock’....

Acropolis

Athens

The world-famous Acropolis, or Sacred Rock, is a fortified hill towering 156 meters high in the heart of Athens....