This complex of historical monuments is the most important landmark of the city and a majestic symbol of ancient Greek culture.
This magnificent temple was built in the 5th century BC entirely out of Pentelic marble.
Enshrined to Hephaestus, god of craftsmanship and metalwork, this is one of the best preserved ancient Greek temples.
Part of the archaeological site of the Olympeion, this temple used to be one of the greatest monuments of its age, as well as the largest…
This ancient theatre is sometimes referred to as the birthplace of Greek drama.
This 5,000-seat theatre was built in 161 AD and funded by Herodes Atticus, a wealthy Greek aristocrat, to honour his late wife.
The square located in front of the Parliament building is an iconic landmark of Athens.
This magnificent multi-purpose stadium is unique as it is entirely made of white marble.
The legendary limestone hill dominates Athens and offers fabulous views of the whole city.
Although this marble gateway looks like a gate, do not be mistaken, it was never a part of any wall.
The most prestigious shopping street in Athens was remodelled for the 2004 Olympic Games, but it dates back to 1883 - it was one of the…
This museum is the largest archaeological museum in Greece. Visiting it is a must for both fans of art and fans of history.
Running from Omonia Square to Ermou Street, it is an animated, modern centre of Athens full of shop and restaurants.
Boasting numerous restaurants, cafés and bars, this neighborhood is one of the many popular nightlife areas in Athens.
The Academy of Athens is Greece's national academy, and the highest research establishment in the country.
The National Library of Greece is situated near the center of city of Athens.
The former gas depot has been transformed into a cultural center and the district became a lively nightspot.
The Railway Museum of Athens, Greece, was founded by the Hellenic Railways Organisation in 1978.
The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, usually referred to simply as the University of Athens, is a public university in…
The Benaki Museum, established and endowed in 1930 by Antonis Benakis in memory of his father Emmanuel Benakis, is housed in the Benakis…
Eleftherios Kyriakou Venizelos was a Greek statesman and a prominent leader of the Greek national liberation movement.