The Beautiful City Athens is the capital of Greece and Also known as the beacon of western civilization and the capital center for arts, literature and philosophy. Being one of the richest cities in the world, it is also rated as an Alpha world city due to it being a central to economic, financial, industrial and cultural life in Greece. Attracting thousands of tourists every year, this city represents some of the most exotic ancient monuments and marvelous work of arts that are the passed down heritage from the classical era. If you are looking for cheap car hire Athens Airport then compare prices with us.
The Acropolis of Athens- This is a magnificent site where most of the Greek temples and monuments were built and this Sight rises directly above the center of the city.
Odeon of Herodes Atticus- This marvel structure is a stone theater situated on the southern slope of the Acropolis. Built by Herodes Atticus in 161AD in memory of his wife and originally used for musical concerts, this site has been used as host for many great events like Maria Callas, George Dalaras, Haris Alexiou and many more. It was also the concert venue for the musical composer Yanni's "live at the acropolis" performance in 1993. Other great artists like Sting and Elton have also performed here. It has been the venue of Athens festival which runs from May to October and it is one of the biggest tourist attractions of the year. Car hire Athens Airport is the best way to view near by attractions.
Kanellopoulos Museum- This is located on the northern slope of the acropolis and houses the kanellopoulos family's collection which includes jewelry, clay stone figures, weapons and works of art from the ancient Greek history. It is an exquisite place for tourist to get a thorough insight of the remains of the city s history.
Panathenaic Stadium- It was originally built in 4 BC to hold panathaeniac athletic contests but was completely restored in 1896. The stadium also known as Kalimarmaron which means ‘beautiful marble’ is a site that tourists don’t want to miss.
Other stunning places to visit include the statue of the Goddess Athena and temple of Olympian Zeus. Not forgetting the beach Limni Vouliagmenis which is known for its pleasant all season water and therapeutic minerals, a place where people swim and enjoy year-round.
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