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  • Acropolis

    The greatest and finest sanctuary of ancient Athens, dedicated primarily to its patron, the goddess Athena, dominates the centre of the modern city from the rocky crag known as the Acropolis.

  • Plaka

    It is the oldest district in Athens (it is also mentioned as "Gods' district"/destination/) with outstanding scenery. The moment you start walking on its paved narrow lanes you get the feeling that you travel back in time.

  • Aghios Georgios

    This is a white church standing on top of Lycabetus Hill.

  • Aghios Ioannis stin Kolona

    This small chapel of the 12th century took its strange name from the Romaic column that stands in the middle. Saint John Baptist is considered as the healer of all head diseases.

  • Choragic Monument of Lysicrates

    In ancient Athens, all theater performances organized in Dionysus Theater, were subsidized by wealthy citizens who were called chorigoi (or sponsors). The sponsor of the best performance was awarded with a prize.

  • Herod Atticus Odeon

    Herodion, as it is called today, was built in 161 B.C. by Tiberius Claudius Herod Atticus, renowned personality, teacher and philosopher who inherited his father’s wealth.

  • Kapnikarea

    A Byzantine domed church of cross-in-square type, dedicated to Presentation of the Virgin. The first building that was built dates back to the 11th century, but the church was finalized in the 13th century.

  • Palaia Mitropoli

    This beautiful church is located near new Metropolitan. It was built in the end of 12th century in honor of Panagia Gorgoepikoo and Aghios Eleftherios.

  • The Parliament

    It dominates in Syntagma Square. It was built as the Palace of Othonas, the first king of Greece. Its construction lasted from 1836 until 1842. The second king, Georgios the 1st also stayed in this Palace.

  • Sotira Lykodimus-Russian Church

    A Byzantine domed church of cross-in-square type, dedicated to Presentation of the It is a large medieval building of Athens.

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