|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 Acropoliswith 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 Parthenos.
Worth visiting the picturesqueue Plaka area and Monasterakifull 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.
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