Athens attractions and things to do
Landmark of a nation and timeless symbol of classical civilisation.
Pretend to be Plato as you stroll among the city’s ancient landmarks.
A little piece of the Cyclades marooned beneath the Parthenon.
The Acropolis Museum
All the treasures of the Acropolis under one (highly controversial) roof.
Greek folk culture through the ages, from embroideries to icons.
The ancient cemetery where Pericles delivered his funeral oration.
National Archaeological Museum
The most exhaustive collection of ancient Greek art in the world.
Explore the shopping mall where democracy was born.
Benaki Museum Pireos Street Annexe
World class design and architecture exhibitions in a fabulous purpose-built space.
Philopappou (Filopappou) Hill
Pine-shaded walking trails, picnic benches and fabulous Parthenon views.