Things to do in Athens

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    Acropolis of Athens

    Acropolis of Athens

    Ranked #1 overall in Athens things to do
    238 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
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    Amazing views of the city and an amazing opportunity to come into contact with the architecture and religion of the Ancient Greeks. Stop by the Acropolis Museum after to see ...

  • 2
    Parthenon

    Parthenon

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

    This is a must! It's a journey to the top but once you get there is a amazing view over the city. You can walk around, take pictures.

  • 3
    New Acropolis Museum

    New Acropolis Museum

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

    Beautiful museum with a wonderful layout and view of the Acropolis. You can see the available frieze parts laid out as they would be on the Parthenon. Artifacts are accessible ...

  • 4
    Temple of Olympian Zeus

    Temple of Olympian Zeus

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

    Easy site to hit in the city. If you bought the Acropolis multi-site ticket, which you should have, it's impressive up close to imagine what it looked like during its ...

  • 5
    Plaka

    Plaka

    Ranked #5 overall in Athens things to do
    68 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Neighbourhood
    Popular withHistoryFoodiesArtsy

    Basically you have to go if you're in Athens. It feels authentic! Great shops and cafes! Please please please also take the time to just get lost in this part ...

  • 6
    Panathenaic Stadium

    Panathenaic Stadium

    Ranked #6 overall in Athens things to do
    68 reviews
    Performing Arts, Sports, Stadium
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    A very impressive Olympic stadium in Athens that is really worth the (only) 3 euros it costs to enter. A great place for sports fans ( you can run around ...

  • 7
    Ancient Agora

    Ancient Agora

    Ranked #7 overall in Athens things to do
    67 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryOutdoorsyFamilies

    I was underwhelmed by the Agora. Maybe it was the heat. Maybe it was the fact that not everything is clearly labeled so you're not quite sure what's just piles ...

  • 8
    National Archaeological Museum

    National Archaeological Museum

    Ranked #8 overall in Athens things to do
    63 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
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    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 ...

  • 9
    Mount Lycabettus

    Mount Lycabettus

    Ranked #9 overall in Athens things to do
    61 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Landmark, Scenic Lookout
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureHistory

    If you are looking for a breathtaking panoramic view of Athens, then you should visit Mount Lycabettus and especially reach its peak. The view to the city is unique and ...

  • 10
    Odeon of Herod Atticus

    Odeon of Herod Atticus

    Ranked #10 overall in Athens things to do
    60 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    - The Herodeion - was a large covered theater built in the second century AD. The odeon partially survived and is still a popular location for plays, concerts and other ...

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