Athens best attractions and top ten tourist places to see

Athens top attractions have attracted thousands of tourists to Greece every year.
Many of them are wondering what to do in Athens, or where to go exactly. The best tourist places in the city in our opinion are as following:

* Parthenon
* New Acropolis Museum
* National Archaeological Museum, Athens
* Temple of Poseidon
* Cape Sounion
* Syntagma Square (Πλατεία Συντάγματος, Constitution Square)
* The Agora (the ancient Greek agora)

Top sightseeing attractions in Athens, Greece
Athens best attractions



All these attractions are world-wide famous. And it is worthy to visit them not only for some hours but for a couple of days.

The rest of Athens best attractions are:

  • the Temple of Hephaestus;
  • Erechtheion (a large temple);
  • Benaki Museum;
  • Odeum of Herodes Atticus (known as Odeion theater);
  • Hephaistion (a Greek temple, that is located on the Acropolis);
  • Panathenaic stadium (also known as Panathinaiko Stadio);
  • Filopappos Hill;
  • Stoa of Attalos(an ancient Greek sculpture);
  • Temple of Athena Nike (a small temple of the goddess Athena);
  • Lycabettus (a mountain also known as Likavitos);
  • Philopappou Hill;
  • Anafiotika;
  • Theater of Dionysos (Theatro Dionyssou - an ancient theater);
  • Kaisariani Monastery (a Byzantine church also known as Kessariani);
  • Mars Hill;
  • Greek Folk Art Museum;
  • the monument Hadrian's arch;
  • the temple of Apollo (ancient political temple); 

Of course, there are a lot of many others historical and cultural tourism places.

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