Athens the capital of Greece with almost 3.5 million ihabitants ,famous
for its history tightly associated with ancient and modern civilization
of the whole world .
It is a must visiting for the foreigner for its famous Acropolis
with the Parthenon. It is the most important and characteristic
monument of the ancient Greek civilization and still remains its
international symbol. .
The Acropolis hill, so called the "Sacred
Rock" of Athens, is the most important site of the city. During
Perikles' Golden Age, ancient Greek civilization was represented in an
ideal way on the hill and some of the architectural masterpieces of the
period were erected on its ground.
The Acropolis Museum .
It is one of the most important museums in the world. It temporarily
houses masterpieces of the ancient Greek civilization, dedicated to the
most important of the Athenian sanctuaries, the "temenos" of Athena
Worth visiting the picturesqueue Plaka area and Monasteraki full of graphic tavernas and shops .The Ancient Agora
was the heart of ancient Athens, the focus of political, commercial,
administrative and social activity, the religious and cultural centre,
and the seat of justice.
National Archaeological Museum of Athens.
It is the most important archaeological museum in Greece and one of the
richest in the world concerning ancient Greek art. Its collections are
representative of all the cultures that flourished in Greece.
Here are some interesting sites about Athens :
Complete Athens guide