If there’s a city that is home to a perfect blend of historical and modern structures, it’s Athens. The capital of Greece is covered with seven historic hills and mountains. The metropolitan city is also known as the birthplace of Democracy.
Book one of the cheap international tour packages from us to visit Athens and explore these 10 popular attractions of the city:
Dating back to the 5th century BC, Acropolis is considered ‘sacred’ as it is surrounded by three temples, the largest being Parthenon. The temple is supported by Doric columns with intricate sculpted details.
3. Mt. Lycabettus
Athens’ highest vantage point, Mt. Lycabettus, offers a splendid, rich view of the entire city. Along with the restaurant and open-air café, you’ll enjoy the concerts at Lycabettus theatre, which is popular since 1965.
4. Byzantine and Christian Museum
5. Temple of Poseidon
Built to worship Poseidon, the God of Sea, this spot is a favourite of the local people. The ruined monument offers a striking spot to enjoy sunset along the Aegean Sea. You can also visit Cape Sounio along the coastline.
Located 130 miles west of Athens, Delphi is one of the most popular attractions in all of Greece. The site is full of dispersed ancient temples and a museum with marble and bronze sculptures. You can also visit the village of Arahova to enjoy their local cheese.
7. The Agora
8. Panathenaic Stadium
9. Syntagma square
The Changing of the Guard ceremony at Syntagma Square at 11 in the morning is a must-see. The soldiers of the Presidential Guard stand for 24 hours in front of the Hellenic Parliament every day, all year round, wearing traditional Greek costumes.
10. Odeon of Herodes Atticus
The Odeon amphitheatre was built by Herodes Atticus in 161 AD in the memory of his wife. Renovated during the 1950s, after being destroyed by invaders, the Odeon hosts annual Athens festival, visited by international performers and tourists.
Enjoy a hassle-free trip to Athens with Tourient
We, at Tourient, make it our priority to ensure you enjoy hassle-free trips by helping you easily book travel destinations, flights, hotels, car rentals, etc. Explore our international tour packages at https://www.tourient.com/.