The Best Things to Do in Athens

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Athens

4.2
Ruins · History Museums · Architectural Buildings

Popular things to do in Athens

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World heritage site
Acropolis of Athens
4.7
Duration: 3 hours
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History Museum
Acropolis Museum
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Neighborhood
Plaka
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Art Museum
National Archaeological Museum
4.5
Duration: 3 hours
Many things to do in Athens revolve around the city's immense and invaluable heritage. Dig into the world of the ancient Greeks at Acropolis of Athens, a cluster of imposing ruins dominating the city's skyline. At nearby Acropolis Museum, you can discover additional archaeological treasures showcasing the artistic achievements of Classical Greece. You can also wander through the narrow streets of Plaka District, a historic neighborhood filled with trendy shops, exquisite restaurants, and quaint cafes. Add some shopping to the equation by visiting Monastiraki, a neighborhood with strong Ottoman and Byzantine influences, where you'll find many open-air stalls packed with all kinds of goods.

Hidden gems in Athens

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Monument
Temple of Olympian Zeus
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
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Art Museum
Benaki Museum
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Mountain
Mount Lycabettus
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Ruin
Ancient Agora of Athens
4.6
Duration: 30 minutes

Side trips from Athens

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World heritage site
Archaeological Site Mycenae Mycenae
4.4
Duration: 3 hours
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History Museum
Archea Korinthos Corinth
4.3
Duration: 3 hours
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Ruin
Temple of Poseidon Sounio
4.7
Duration: 3 hours
Castle
Fortress Palamidi Nafplio
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Athens

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Specialty Museum
Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Art Museum
Museum of Cycladic Art
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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History Museum
Byzantine and Christian Museum
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Specialty Museum
Technopolis City of Athens
3.9
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in Athens

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Ruin
Temple of Hephaestus
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Ruin
Theater of Dionysus
4.4
Duration: 1 hour
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Church
Church of Kapnikarea
4.5
Duration: 30 minutes
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Religious Site
Agios Eleftherios Church
4.3
Duration: 30 minutes

Shopping in Athens

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Michaello Jewellery
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Convert Art
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
ChiliMenta
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Fall in Art
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Cultural Tour
Enjoy Greece Tours
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
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Bike Tour
AtticaPaths
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
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Archaeology Tour
Athens Tour 365
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes
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Taxi / Shuttle
Nikos Limo Taxi Tours
5.0
Duration: 6 hours

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