Things to do in Athens

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    Acropolis of Athens

    Acropolis of Athens

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

    Be sure to get here early as this place gets hot and packed with tourists by 10am. Plenty to see, so close to the city, but constantly under renovation

  • 2
    Parthenon

    Parthenon

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

    Long walk to the top! It's beautiful to go up but try to make the hike towards night as close as possible. It was insanely hot when I went mid ...

  • 3
    New Acropolis Museum

    New Acropolis Museum

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

    A must see! Apart from the sculptures and the ancient greek findings, the building itself is a monument for modern architecture.

  • 4
    Temple of Olympian Zeus

    Temple of Olympian Zeus

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

    This was the biggest temple in ancient Greece. It was huge!

  • 5
    Plaka

    Plaka

    Ranked #5 overall in Athens things to do
    61 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Neighborhood
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    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 ...

  • 6
    Panathenaic Stadium

    Panathenaic Stadium

    Ranked #6 overall in Athens things to do
    63 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
    National Archaeological Museum

    National Archaeological Museum

    Ranked #7 overall in Athens things to do
    58 reviews
    Sights and Museums,History Museum
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    10 seconds away from the flat! The National Archaeological Museum of Athens is the largest archaeological museum in Greece and one of the most important museums in the world devoted ...

  • 8
    Ancient Agora

    Ancient Agora

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

    I love this place!!

  • 9
    Odeon of Herod Atticus

    Odeon of Herod Atticus

    Ranked #9 overall in Athens things to do
    56 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 ...

  • 10
    Parliament Building

    Parliament Building

    Ranked #10 overall in Athens things to do
    71 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Government Building
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    I got to see the guards doing a routine in front of the tomb of the unknown soldier. Very interesting and cool to watch.

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