Things to do in Athens

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    Acropolis of Athens

    Acropolis of Athens

    Ranked #1 overall in Athens things to do
    9.6248 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    It is incredible that such an ancient building can be found so high up, overlooking the entire city of Athens, the Acropolis complex is amazing. Just remember, to see the ...

  • 2
    Parthenon

    Parthenon

    Ranked #2 overall in Athens things to do
    9.4184 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    A world-class monument located in the Athens Acropolis which is under reconstruction right now.

  • 3
    New Acropolis Museum

    New Acropolis Museum

    Ranked #3 overall in Athens things to do
    9.6148 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    The New Acropolis Museum is gorgeous. The building was stunning, and it was really neat to see the ruins below the building (transparent floors). You’ll soon be able to go ...

  • 4
    Temple of Olympian Zeus

    Temple of Olympian Zeus

    Ranked #4 overall in Athens things to do
    9.396 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Temple
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    The remaining portion of the temple serves as an excellent example of a temple with Corinthian columns.

  • 5
    Mount Lycabettus

    Mount Lycabettus

    Ranked #5 overall in Athens things to do
    9.485 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Scenic Lookout, Mountain
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    The ride up Mount Likavitos on the cable-car railway (teleferique) is often a hit with kids. It operates every 20 minutes in summer (7€ round-trip).

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    Plaka

    Plaka

    Ranked #6 overall in Athens things to do
    9.670 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Neighborhood
    Popular withFoodiesHistoryFamilies

    Pláka is the old historical neighborhood of Athens, clustered around the northern and eastern slopes of the Acropolis, and incorporating labyrinthine streets and neoclassical architecture. Plaka is visited by hundreds ...

  • 7
    Panathenaic Stadium

    Panathenaic Stadium

    Ranked #7 overall in Athens things to do
    9.268 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Sports, Historic Site, Stadium
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    On rare occasions, the stadium has also been used as a venue for selected musical and dance performances. Among those include Plácido Domingo, Joaquín Cortés, Depeche Mode, The Cure, The ...

  • 8
    Ancient Agora

    Ancient Agora

    Ranked #8 overall in Athens things to do
    9.267 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryOutdoorsyFamilies

    Very underrated. Admission comes with a ticket to the acropolis and skipping the agora would be a mistake!

  • 9
    National Archaeological Museum

    National Archaeological Museum

    Ranked #9 overall in Athens things to do
    9.464 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    10 seconds away from the flat! The National Archaeological Museum of Athens is the largest archaeological museum in Greece and one of the most important museums in the world devoted ...

  • 10
    Odeon of Herod Atticus

    Odeon of Herod Atticus

    Ranked #10 overall in Athens things to do
    9.560 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Performing Arts, Historic Site, Theater
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    What an incredible place to hear the symphony orchestra perform after dark. A stunning place to visit regardless of an event. Definitely a must in Athens.

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