Athens is in the heart of Greece. Thousands of visitors from around the world visit throughout the year Greece with destination to Athens, wanting to become acquainted with the history of Hellenism in a lively way through the museums, archaeological sites, historical monuments that have survived until today, allowing the visitor to feel like he is in an open air museum. Historic seaport of Athens is the port of Piraeus and patron of it is St. Dionysius the Areopagite .
Athens in antiquity was mighty city-state , which could be compared only with Rome . It was a major cultural center that radiates up today.
Your stay at the place where democracy was born will be impressive since you can visit a number of attractions. Archaeological sites such as the site of ancient Athens (see one of the best preserved ancient temples in the country the Temple of Hephaestus, the site of the Ancient Agora with the building of the Stoa of Attalos, the Agora Museum), the Supreme Court, the rock Acropolis with the Parthenon and Herodium. Also impressive monuments Kalimarmaro, Olympeion, Hadrian's Gate. In Athens, you can visit hills and municipalities from Antiquity like the hill of Pnyka (Pnyx), the Filopapou, the ancient City of Melitis etc.
Do not miss the city's museums (National Archaeological Museum, Byzantine , Archaeological Report METRO Folk Art and Tradition, Eleftherios Venizelos, Museum - Shadow Theatre and many others), as well as the Municipal Art Gallery.
In the city enjoy wonderful walks and coffee in the National Garden, Zappeio, Champ de Mars in the beautiful Plaka dstrict.