Spectacular Sites in Athens

Claire Miles
Feb 26, 2022

Are you in need of a vacation? Well, Athens, Greece, should definitely be on your list. Athens has a variety of sites that are just spectacular. When visiting Athens, Greece you will come across a few historical landmarks as well. You will have a great time without a doubt. Now let’s get into the amazing sites that you can only witness in Athens.

Athens is truly a melting pot where new and old come together to bring you greatness. If you would like to take in some art and history while on vacation then the Acropolis Museum is just the place for you. In this museum, you will find one of the most valuable greek art collections. Although only being completed in 2007, this museum has tourists lining up at the doors. You see this isn’t just a regular museum, it actually has a great modern feel to it.

woman taking a cell phone picture of the Erechtheion temple in the Acropolis

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You should know that Athens is home to a number of great Greek buildings that are still there for tourists to visit. Ancient Acropolis is exactly where you will be able to find some of these historic buildings. This includes the Parthenon, which is one of the largest temples in the years 447 BC to 338 BC. You will also find the Temple of Athena Nike which sits at the entrance of Acropolis. The Erechtheion was built between 421 BC and 395 BC can also be found in the Acropolis.

Besties the art and culture, Greece is truly known for its houses that are made of limestone. More specifically Mount Lycabettus. When visiting mount Lycabettus, you will be able to take those unforgettable Instagram pictures. This landmark is a whopping 277 meters above sea level. Mount Lycabettus is definitely a tourist destination and is a must-visit while on your trip.