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 5,000-seat theatre was built in 161 AD and funded by Herodes Atticus, a wealthy Greek aristocrat, to honour his late wife.
The 'Hill of the Muses' is located at the south-west of Acropolis. Take a stroll to the top and you will be rewarded with a great view of…
This district charms visitors by its uniquely Greek atmosphere, complete with performances by local musicians.
This marble monument consists of Corinthian columns arranged in a circle.
The legendary limestone hill dominates Athens and offers fabulous views of the whole city.
This white marble temple is dedicated to Athena, the guardian goddess of Athens, bringing victory (Nike).
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…
Marble hill that used to serve as the seat of an institution called the Council of the Areopagus, which functioned as a court long before…
A bustling touristy street full of stalls selling souvenirs and clothes.
This building was built for the 1896 Summer Olympics - the first Olympic Games in modern history.
Designed by Ernst Ziller in 1896, this beautiful Neoclassicist building used to serve as a royal residence before monarchy was abolished.
Running from Omonia Square to Ermou Street, it is an animated, modern centre of Athens full of shop and restaurants.
Archaeologists are not sure what was the purpose of these artificial caves, but some say that Socrates was imprisoned here.
This small rocky hill was used as the meeting place of the Athenian assembly called Ekklesia, the oldest democratic assembly in the world.
Stoa is a covered walkway typical for ancient Greek architecture. This impressive stoa was constructed by King Attalos II of Pergamon.
The Academy of Athens is Greece's national academy, and the highest research establishment in the country.
During Roman times, this square was large and surrounded by Ionic columns.
This monumental gateway used to serve as the entrance to the sacred site Acropolis.
Boasting numerous restaurants, cafés and bars, this neighborhood is one of the many popular nightlife areas in Athens.