Top 10 sights in Athens

The Acropolis, Parthenon, National Archaeological Museum, the district of Plaka...Make the most of your holidays to Athens by visiting the 10 top attractions.

Top 10 sights in Athens

Acropolis

The Acropolis of Athens, meaning “high point city” in ancient Greek is a rocky hill in the city center, home to numerous temples and other important buildings.

Acropolis Museum

The construction of the New Acropolis Museum was inaugurated in 2009 and has become one of the most visited and most important museums in Athens.

Delphi

During Ancient Greece, Delphi was considered the center of the world. Nowadays, it is one of the most important ancient sanctuaries in Greece.

Plaka

Colloquially known as the “Neighborhood of the Gods” due to its closeness to the Acropolis, Plaka is one of the oldest and liveliest areas of Athens.

Parthenon

Located on the Acropolis of Athens, the Parthenon is a grandiose temple that has become the symbol of Athens and Greece.

Ancient Agora

The Ancient Agora of Athens was the social, political and commercial hub of the city during Ancient Greece. This

National Archaeological Museum

The National Archaeological Museum in Athens is the most-visited archaeological museum in Greece. It houses items from prehistory to late antiquity.

Monastiraki

Monastiraki is one of the most interesting neighborhoods in Athens. Monastiraki means little monastery, as a monastery once stood in the main square.

Meteora

Situated in the center of Greece, Meteora is a large rock home to breathtaking monasteries. It is one of the most special places in Greece.

Panathenaic Stadium

The Panathenaic Stadium was built in 144 AD. In the 19th century, it was dug up and restored. It hosted the first contemporary Olympics in 1896.