The best places to travel in Athens : Top 10 tourist attractions in Athens, Greece

Articles Dec 07, 2019 12:24

An adventure to the thousand-year-old ruins in the capital of Greece is really an attractive journey for visitors from all over the world.

Athens has a strange attraction for visitors. It makes you feel like you are entering the mythical world when coming to this city, especially these .

Top places to visit in Athens, Greece

1. National Garden

The best places to travel in Athens : Top 10 tourist attractions in Athens, Greece

Centrally located, this national park is one of the few tree-covered oases in Athens, especially suitable for sunny afternoon walks. There are two areas, a private garden for the Royal Palace and a public garden for all residents and visitors. This is a peaceful place with beautiful green arches, dotted with colorful flowers.

2. Acropolis Museum

The best places to travel in Athens : Top 10 tourist attractions in Athens, Greece

The Acropolis Museum, built on the historic hill of the same name in Athens, is a destination for art lovers around the world, as it is home to the most important treasures of Greek civilization. With the expansion of the display area up to 10 times more than the old museum located on the hill at the Acropolis, the new museum will be an ideal place for visitors to visit to learn about the history of Asia in general and Hy history. Lap in particular

3. Mount Lycabettus

The best places to travel in Athens : Top 10 tourist attractions in Athens, Greece

The best time to visit this peak of 277 m is in the early morning. From the top of Lycabettus, you get a panoramic view of Athens, the Attica basin, the Aegean and Agios Georgio, a small white-brick church church of St. George. To reach Lycabettus, visitors must start from a small alley at the end of Aristippou Street in Kolonaki, or use the cable car service from Ploutarchou or Aristippou Street.

4. National archaeological museum

The best places to travel in Athens : Top 10 tourist attractions in Athens, Greece

For those who love art exhibitions, there's no better place than the National Archaeological Museum. There are many collections of contemporary artists, and especially the unique works of art from the Stone Age, such as small jars, labor tools, clay pots and many artifacts. other…

5. Syntagma Square

The best places to travel in Athens : Top 10 tourist attractions in Athens, Greece

The vastness of Syntagma Square is a suitable place for tourists because of the shade of tall trees and fountains surrounding the square. But the most interesting thing and attract the curiosity of visitors is the strange shift sessions of the guards. You do not have to worry about missing this, because there are 24 session changes a day. Besides, visitors can wander around the stalls to sample the famous delicacies here, or can choose for themselves a unique gift as a souvenir.

6. Temple of Zeus

The best places to travel in Athens : Top 10 tourist attractions in Athens, Greece

Between 470 and 460 BC, the temple of the god Zues was built. A giant Zeus statue is placed inside, the statue is so tall that people feel that just moving Zeus will break the ceiling. The temple has replicated the design of many other ancient temples such as the Parthenon in Athens and the goddess Artemis temple in Ephesus. The only difference is that a giant Zeus statue was built inside and became one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world. Currently, only about 15 of the 104 pillars remain standing.

7. Erechtheum Temple

The best places to travel in Athens : Top 10 tourist attractions in Athens, Greece

This is a Pentelic marble temple, located on the Acropolis hill, and is one of the legends of Greek architecture. Erechtheion Temple is full of Greek architecture but has an asymmetrical ground, consisting of 3 almost independent parts with 3 separate roofs, which is a strange phenomenon but makes it a masterpiece.

8. Agora

The best places to travel in Athens : Top 10 tourist attractions in Athens, Greece

Located on the northwest side of the Acropolis hill, the ancient Agora was once a public square, civil. The prehistoric Agora had irregular shapes but from the end of the 4th century onwards, it had a certain geometric form and was surrounded by two-storey columns. In the middle of Agora is the altar and the idol. Here, people often organize festivals, conduct sports competitions, literary comments, lectures, recitation and drama performances, in addition to exchanging and trading.

9. Plaka

The best places to travel in Athens : Top 10 tourist attractions in Athens, Greece

Plaka is one of the most ideal places to explore in the city of Athens, located under the Acropolis hill. This village is like a small island in the city, the most suitable place for tourists to explore and experience Greek culture. This place is famous for the many destinations travelers are looking for, with many food and coffee shops, including Agios Nikolaos Rangavas, Amfitheater Spyrou Evangelatou ...

10. Parthenon temple

The best places to travel in Athens : Top 10 tourist attractions in Athens, Greece

This temple was built around 446 BC, designed and commanded by two eminent architects of ancient times. The Parthenon is dedicated to the goddess Athena, the goddess of hero and guardian of the arts. This is a famous monument in ancient Greece surviving to this day.

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