The 10 Best Museums In Athens
Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world. Museum hopping here will be an incredible experience!
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Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world. Museum hopping here will be an incredible experience!
Athens is one of those 'must see' European cities. It fully warrants a visit of days or even weeks but even if you are just there on a short layover, you can still get a feel for this historic city if you plan your visit with care.
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The most popular restaurants to visit are Piu Verde, McDonald's, and Horizon Luxury Resto Bar. Additionally, the highest ranked hotels within Athens are Hotel Grande Bretagne, Divani Caravel Hotel, and ERGON House Hotel.
Athens offers several scenic parks including Stavros Niarchos Park (Πάρκο Σταύρος Νιάρχος), Πάρκο περιβαλλοντικής ευαισθητοποίησης 'Αντώνης Τρίτσης', and Pedion Areos (Πεδίον του Άρεως).
You can find local tourist information at SNFCC Visitors Center (Κέντρο Επισκεπτών ΚΠΙΣΝ), Destination Services Greece, and Paradise Vacation Club.
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Here are some ideas for making the most of your time in Athens now that you are free from your baggage. Some notable places to relax before a flight are Βοτανικός Κήπος Ιουλίας & Αλεξάνδρου Διομήδους, Coffee Factory, and Cultivos Coffee. You can also go for a hike around Προφήτης Ηλίας, Μονοπάτι, and Parnitha National Park (Εθνικός Δρυμός Πάρνηθας). And if you’re looking for a night on the town, check out White Spoon, Hippy 3, and GB Roof Garden Restaurant.
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Athens holds a special place in Western history. In fact, many scholars argue Athens is the birthplace of the Western World. It was here that Socrates stood trial, Plato and Aristotle wrote their seminal texts, and Sophocles staged his immortal tragedies. For centuries, artists, historians, and philosophers have been inspired by the remarkable accomplishments in this Greek city. People from around the world visit Athens to admire the centuries-old ruins and explore the city’s world-class archeological museums. Of course, a lot has changed in the Greek capital since those 5th-century glory days. Today, Athens is a modern city complete with convenient public transportation, a great airport, and loads of great places to shop, fantastic street food and restaurants, amazing hikes, and things to do at night. So, don’t worry, you’re sure to find something fun to do in this city even if you’re not into history.
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Situated in the central Colonos district, the Athens Railway Station is a major transportation hub for people traveling by train or metro. Sometimes called “Larissa” by locals, this train station was formed relatively recently when two area stations (Larissa and Peloponnese) decided to join forces.
Tourists who plan on staying in Athens will most likely be interested in using the city’s fast and efficient metro system, which currently has three lines. There are, however, many different ways to get around Athens, including the tram and suburban railway options that are worth checking out when at the Athens Railway Station. You should also have no problems finding the distinctive yellow Athenian taxis.
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No matter where you go in Athens, chances are you’ll have a good view of the Acropolis. Situated atop a rugged hilltop, the Acropolis Archeological Site is composed of some of the Western world’s most iconic architectural achievements dating back at least to the 5th century BC. It’s here visitors will find the heavily photographed Parthenon, which initially served as the central house of worship for the city’s patron Olympian Athena. If you're visiting Athens on a budget, viewing the Acropolis is one of the things that you can do for free, but, if you can, you'll learn more about it and other significant structures such as the Theatre of Dionysus and the Temple of Athena Nike if you take a tour of the Acropolis.
After you’re done exploring the Acropolis, be sure to visit the stunning Acropolis Museum nearby. Created in 2003, this ultra-modern museum houses thousands of artifacts that help tell the fascinating story of the Acropolis. It's a fantastic day out in Athens for kids and adults, and definitely don’t leave the museum without seeing the incredible Parthenon Gallery on the third floor.
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If you only have time to visit one of Athens’s museums, then prioritize a stop at the city’s National Archeological Museum. Located about a 15-minute drive north of the Parthenon, the National Archeological Museum boasts one of the world’s most comprehensive collections of artifacts from the Ancient World. Of the thousands of treasures housed inside this massive museum, a few highlights include the golden Mask of Agamemnon, frescoes from Santorini, Egyptian funerary wear, and a numerous well-preserved bronze sculptures. It’s recommended you spend at least a few hours exploring the National Archeological Museum to fully appreciate its incredible array of items.
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Anyone flying into the Greek capital will have to make a stop at Athens International Airport (IATA: ATH). Roughly a 30-minute drive from the city’s center, ATH is the closest airport to Athens and the top airport in all of Greece. Current stats suggest about 24 million people pass through ATH every year, making it one of Europe’s busier airports. As Greece’s premier airport, ATH also serves as a hub for most Greek-based airlines like Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air as well as the Irish low-cost airline Ryanair.
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Situated at the foot of the majestic Acropolis, Pláka has quickly become one of the most touristy districts and best places to stay in Athens. Beloved for its stately 19th-century homes, narrow streets, and numerous cafés if you're looking for a delicious Greek brunch or dinner, Pláka is the place to be for a stroll through “Old Athens.” Indeed, you might even think you’re on a Greek island like Mykonos as you walk past some of Pláka’s whitewashed buildings. Besides shopping and dining, a few important historical draws to visit in Pláka include the Museum of Modern Greek Culture, the Jewish Museum of Greece, and the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates.
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After you finish exploring Pláka, take a 5-minute stroll over to Monastiraki a popular meeting place located in the center of Athens. This historic square is home to vibrant markets, delicious food, and incredible people-watching. It can be reached by metro using the Syntagma Metro station.
Although the Temple of Olympian Zeus might not be as famous as the Parthenon, it’s certainly worth a visit on your Athenian journey. Once you step on this temple’s grounds, you will get a sense of the incredible scale of this project. Believe it or not, it took roughly 600 years to complete this temple to the thunder-wielding god. When it was completed, many believed the Temple to Zeus was the largest of its kind with its roughly 100 imposing columns. Unfortunately, the temple was severely damaged after the collapse of the Roman Empire, so there are only about 16 original pillars now standing. Still, it’s a pretty awesome experience to walk on the former temple’s grounds and imagine all of the history in the area.
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The best way to get a sense of what everyday life was like for Ancient Athenians is to visit the Agora of Athens. Back in ancient times this “public space” would’ve been the lively center of Athenian for shopping, meeting friends, and debating the hottest topics of the day. You could learn even more about the specific history of the Ancient Agora by taking a look in the Stoa of Attalus museum nearby. Also, be sure not to leave the Ancient Agora without touring the significant religious sites such as the Church of the Holy Apostles, the Temple of Hephaestus, and the nearby Areopagus rock.
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If you plan on exploring more of Europe or more islands in Greece, Bounce has convenient locations all over the world. Check out our storage spots in Mykonos, Corfu, and Thessaloniki, and enjoy your travels without carrying your bag.