Category Attractions

Athens is known the world over for its rich cultural heritage and fascinating history. The city’s glorious past is manifested through so many historical monuments, archaeological sites and iconic landmarks that crafting an itinerary that includes the most popular among will be much more difficult than it sounds. And that’s just only scratching the surface. The attractions of Athens don’t exclusively revolve around the city’s past. Walking through the city you will also find captivating contemporary museums, modern art galleries, cultural hubs, natural wonders and much more that are going to make your trip to Athens magical. Are you wondering what the best place to begin is? Just browse through our articles and start exploring the most popular attractions of Athens; learn about their history and find out what makes them so special. And that is not all. In our detailed guides, we’ll give you tips on how to get the most out of your visit by recommending attractions that suit your tastes and providing all relevant information you’ll need to be fully prepared for your vacation including highlights you should not miss, opening hours, admission fees, free days and much more.

Panathenaic Stadium of Athens

The Panathenaic Stadium of Athens

Connected to the Modern Olympic Games, the Panathenaic Stadium is one of Greece’s most popular attractions. Being the only stadium in the world built entirely of marble the Panathenaic Stadium of Athens is commonly called Kallimarmaro (which means beautiful marble).…

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National Garden and Zappeion Hall

Adjacent to the Hellenic Parliament and just a few meters away from Syntagma Square lies the National Garden of Athens. Spanning 16 hectares in total, this green oasis in the center of the Greek capital is home to historical landmarks and the Ζappeion Hall.
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Discover The Ancient Agora of Athens

One of the most incredible and mesmerizing sights in Greece is the Ancient Agora of Athens, which once used to be the center for trade, commerce, and politics. Today, situated in the heart of Athens, the Ancient Agora marks the…

Roman Agora of Athens

Roman Agora of Athens

They say Athens is the eye of Greece, the mother of arts and eloquence. A key component, which contributed a lot to this fame earned by Athens, was the Roman Agora of Athens. The literal meaning of the word Agora…

The Acropolis of Athens

The Acropolis of Athens

The rich history and remarkable archaeological sites of the Acropolis of Athens make visiting this hill an incredible experience. Athens, Greece is one of the most visited cities in the world. It is the birthplace of western civilization and known…

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Tourist Places and Attractions in Athens [Greece]

The list of the most popular tourist places in Athens might actually be a bit more extensive than you would imagine. Like every city around Europe, Athens has some areas and attractions that are particularly popular among tourists. However, what…

Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Top 10 Attractions to Visit in Athens

Athens is a city full of wonders. A place where the history, architecture, and culture developed over thousands of years meets modern design, contemporary museums, and natural beauty. In fact, even us here at BTI Athens have had a tough…

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