Visit Athens, Greece: Things to do in Athens – The Glorious City

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Visit Athens – Top 10 Things which can be done in Athens. What you can visit in Athens – Most visited touristic attractions of Athens

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01. Acropolis of Athens
An ancient citadel located on a high rocky outcrop above the city. Contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historic significance.

02. Parthenon
A former temple on the Athenian Acropolis, dedicated to the goddess Athena. The most important surviving building of Classical Greece. Its decorative sculptures are considered some of the high points of Greek art.

03. Temple of Olympian Zeus
A colossal ruined temple in the centre of the city. Dedicated to Zeus, king of the Olympian gods. Also known as the Olympieion or Columns of the Olympian Zeus.

04. Ancient Agora of Athens
The best-known example of an ancient Greek agora. Was the center of political and public life in Athens. Was utilized for commerce, political, religious and military activity.

05. Syntagma Square
The central square of Athens. The Square is named after the Constitution that the first King of Greece Otto was obliged to grant, after a popular and military uprising on September 3, 1843.

06. Panathenaic Stadium
A multi-purpose stadium used for several events and athletics. Hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. Tthe only stadium in the world built entirely by marble. One of the oldest in the world.

07. National Garden
A public park of 15.5 hectares (38 acres) in the center of the city. Encloses some ancient ruins, tambourines and Corinthian capitals of columns, mosaics, and other features.

08. Temple of Hephaestus
A well-preserved Greek temple. It is a Doric peripteral temple. From the 7th century until 1834, it served as the Greek Orthodox church of St. George Akamates.

09. Kaisariani Monastery
An Eastern Orthodox monastery built on the north side of Mount Hymettus. In Antiquity, it was probably a site dedicated to Aphrodite. Was built on the ruins of a lay building.

10. Hellenic Motor Museum
A car museum. Opened in March 2011. The collection consists of 300 cars of which about 110 are displayed periodically. ffers many other facilities such as a Formula 1 simulator, a road safety educational programme and an amphitheatre.

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