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
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    The Parthenon and Ancient Acropolis were on my mom’s bucket list—we finally made it happen! The views from up there are breathtaking, as is are the Parthenon and Erechtheion. We ...

  • 2
    Parthenon

    Parthenon

    Ranked #2 overall in Athens things to do
    180 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
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    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 ...

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    New Acropolis Museum

    New Acropolis Museum

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

    One of the most beautiful museums I have ever attended. I love how people mixed ancient with modern!

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    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

    Great place to visit! It's hard to believe to this still stands, well is partially still intact.

  • 5
    Plaka

    Plaka

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

    I was really in love in Plaka... so artistic area which is ful of light, sun and creative athmosphere. Little caffes, fresh coffe that drives u mad (Ellin's coffe is ...

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    Panathenaic Stadium

    Panathenaic Stadium

    Ranked #6 overall in Athens things to do
    68 reviews
    Performing Arts, Sports, Stadium
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    The Panathenaic Stadium, also known as Kallimarmaro, is a multi-purpose stadium in Athens, Greece. One of the main attractions of Athens, it is the only stadium in the world built ...

  • 7
    Ancient Agora

    Ancient Agora

    Ranked #7 overall in Athens things to do
    66 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
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    Beautiful Museum with a great collection of artifacts, including Ancient Greek and Roman era artifacts. Be aware that you will have to check your backpack at the entrance.

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    Mount Lycabettus

    Mount Lycabettus

    Ranked #10 overall in Athens things to do
    61 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Landmark, Scenic Lookout
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureHistory

    The ride up Mount Likavitos on the cable-car railway (teleferique) is often a hit with kids. It operates every 20 minutes in summer (7€ round-trip).

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    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

    Odeon of Herodes Atticus is one of the best ancient theatres to visit in Athens. It has the most remnants standing, it's currently still in use for local entertainment, and ...

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