Athens is the capital and one of the largest cities in Greece. It is a popular tourist destination where visitors can explore the most important historical attractions and  museums. Sightseeing in Athens is found mainly in the city center, with easy access by foot or you can hop on a bus tour. Athens has over 3,000 years of rich ancient history and is considered the birthplace of Democracy. However the city is not only about archaeological monuments and ruins. This bustling place is an important center for culture, nightlife, shopping activities and Greek gastronomy.
The Acropolis of Athens and nearby New Acropolis Museum is a must visit attraction. This fascinating temple is sitting on a hill dedicated to the goddess Athena and is the symbol of Greece. Visitors who are interested in theaters, you will not miss the Theatre of Dionysus, the oldest theatre in Greece. Discover the Archaeological museum with artifacts from all over the country, one of the most important in the world.
Head to Syntagma Square where all roads from Athens lead to. The Greek Parliament is there  standing and you will see guards in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Start a hike and reach the top of Lykabettus Hill, the highest point of Athens where you will have spectacular views of the city including the Acropolis as well as the region of Piraeus.
Athens Metropolitan Cathedral  is the popular religious center in city where ceremonies of national celebrations are held and has been restored today. Nice beaches in Athens on the coast are accessible by bus or tram and the more further you go, the more better beaches you will find.
There are so many things to see in Athens, it is an exciting, adventurous and sensational destination to visit during your holidays in Greece.

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