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Athens Travel Guide

Athens is a city that gets its name from the Greek goddess of wisdom - Athena. It is the birthplace of European civilization. Despite thousands of years of wear and tear from wind and snow, it still exudes a unique charm. When you go to Athens, you will have the opportunity to see great ancient temples and exciting marketplaces. The grandiose achievements of the centuries enshroud the city at every turn. Athens is surrounded on three sides by mountains. The last side faces the Aegean Sea. The city is built around the Acropolis. Even though the Acropolis has already endured 2,000 years of wind and rain, warfare and modernization, people are still shocked by the remaining, albeit damaged, temples. Take a stroll through historic Pláka and choose one of the many restaurants to indulge in some mouthwatering Greek cuisine.
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Things to do in Athens

What to Do

Looking for things to do in Athens? We provide up-to-date info on everything from must-see scenic spots to local hangouts.
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Acropolis of Athens

Acropolis of Athens

9.3
4.7/5834 Reviews
"Night Attractions"
Acropolis Museum

Acropolis Museum

7.7
4.6/5211 Reviews
"Exhibition Halls"
"Buildings by Famous Architects"
Parthenon

Parthenon

7.5
4.7/5357 Reviews
"Historical Sites"
"UNESCO World Heritage - Cultural Sites"
National Archaeological Museum

National Archaeological Museum

7.1
4.6/598 Reviews
"Exhibition Halls"
"Museums"
Plaka

Plaka

6.5
4.5/5133 Reviews
"Featured Neighborhoods"
Syntagma Square

Syntagma Square

6.4
4.5/5256 Reviews
"Squares"
Mount Lycabettus

Mount Lycabettus

5.8
4.5/580 Reviews
"Night Attractions"
Temple of Olympian Zeus

Temple of Olympian Zeus

5.8
4.6/5195 Reviews
"Buildings by Famous Architects"
"Historical Sites"
Theatre of Dionysus

Theatre of Dionysus

5.7
4.4/555 Reviews
"Historical Sites"
Monastiraki Flea Market

Monastiraki Flea Market

5.5
4.8/511 Reviews
"Markets"
"Featured Neighborhoods"

Where to Stay

Discover the most popular places to stay in Athens, complete with recommendations from fellow travelers and special hotel offers
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Divani Caravel

Divani Caravel

4.4/5137 Reviews
Athens Tiare by Mage Hotels
Golden Age Athens Hotel
Niche Hotel Athens

Niche Hotel Athens

4.6/5115 Reviews
One&Only Aesthesis

One&Only Aesthesis

4.3/535 Reviews
Sofitel Athens Airport

Sofitel Athens Airport

4.6/5108 Reviews

What to Eat

Want to eat like a local? Don't miss out on these top Athens dishes and foodie spots.
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Fanis’ Karamanlidika

Fanis’ Karamanlidika

4.8/515 Reviews
Avg. GBP22/person
"Middle Eastern Cuisine"
"Time-honored Brand"
O Thanasis

O Thanasis

4.8/554 Reviews
Avg. GBP15/person
"Fast Food"
"Time-honored Brand"
Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall

4.3/54 Reviews
Avg. GBP57/person
"Bar/Bistro"
"Open Late"
Alexander The Great

Alexander The Great

4.6/511 Reviews
Avg. GBP30/person
"Western-style"
"Open Late"
ΤELEMACHOS ATHENS

ΤELEMACHOS ATHENS

4.0/51 Reviews
Avg. GBP38/person
"Western-style"
"Time-honored Brand"
Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel·Gb Roof Garden Restaurant & Bar
2 Mazi Restaurant

2 Mazi Restaurant

4.0/51 Reviews
Avg. GBP54/person
"Western-style"
"Open Late"
Psaras

Psaras

4.9/513 Reviews
Avg. GBP25/person
"Western-style"
"Open Late"
Hytra Restaurant & Bar

Hytra Restaurant & Bar

4.5/531 Reviews
Avg. GBP62/person
"Western-style"
"Open Late"
Stani

Stani

1 Reviews
Avg. GBP5/person
"Bakery"
"Time-honored Brand"
Rozalia

Rozalia

4.5/525 Reviews
Avg. GBP21/person
"Western-style"
"Open Late"
Lukumades

Lukumades

4.3/53 Reviews
Avg. GBP8/person
"Bakery"
"Open Late"

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