Things to do in Athens

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    Acropolis of Athens

    Acropolis of Athens

    Ranked #1 overall in Athens things to do
    9.6253 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    breathtaking place, amazing atmosphere, reasonable price, although I didnt like one thing - I have been there twice (after 6 years) and there has always been reconstruction.

  • 2
    Parthenon

    Parthenon

    Ranked #2 overall in Athens things to do
    9.4187 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    The must-see site of Athens this is the crowning glory of the Acropolis complex. It gets very very busy so beware. Unless you arrive first thing in the morning there ...

  • 3
    New Acropolis Museum

    New Acropolis Museum

    Ranked #3 overall in Athens things to do
    9.6149 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    The Acropolis Museum (Greek: Μουσείο Ακρόπολης, Mouseio Akropolis) is an archaeological museum focused on the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis of Athens. The museum was built to ...

  • 4
    Temple of Olympian Zeus

    Temple of Olympian Zeus

    Ranked #4 overall in Athens things to do
    9.396 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Temple
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    The Temple of Olympian Zeus, is a colossal ruined temple, that was dedicated to Zeus, king of the Olympian gods.

  • 5
    Mount Lycabettus

    Mount Lycabettus

    Ranked #5 overall in Athens things to do
    9.485 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Scenic Lookout, Mountain
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    I highly recommend this spot to hit a concert or take a hike. I thought it was much more fun to watch from the high rocks than down in the ...

  • 6
    Plaka

    Plaka

    Ranked #6 overall in Athens things to do
    9.670 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Neighborhood
    Popular withFoodiesHistoryFamilies

    Pláka is the old historical neighborhood of Athens, clustered around the northern and eastern slopes of the Acropolis, and incorporating labyrinthine streets and neoclassical architecture. Plaka is visited by hundreds ...

  • 7
    Panathenaic Stadium

    Panathenaic Stadium

    Ranked #7 overall in Athens things to do
    9.268 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Sports, Historic Site, Stadium
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    At first I thought there was little point paying the entrance fee for something you can easily see from the street but this place is actually well worth it. Make ...

  • 8
    Ancient Agora

    Ancient Agora

    Ranked #8 overall in Athens things to do
    9.267 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryOutdoorsyFamilies

    You can't visit Plaka and the Acropolis without also seeing the Agora! It is the heart of the city, the reason to fall in love with Athens and my favorite ...

  • 9
    National Archaeological Museum

    National Archaeological Museum

    Ranked #9 overall in Athens things to do
    9.464 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    The National Archaeological Museum is the largest museum in Greece and one of the world's great museums, houses some of the most important artifacts from a variety of archaeological locations ...

  • 10
    Odeon of Herod Atticus

    Odeon of Herod Atticus

    Ranked #10 overall in Athens things to do
    9.560 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Performing Arts, Historic Site, Theater
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    Just a short walk up the hill there's this beautifully preserved theater, that overlooks the city

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