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MUSEUM HOTEL
16, Bouboulinas Street - 10682
Athens, Greece
Phone: + (30) 210 3805611
Fax: + (30) 210 3800507
e-mail: info@museum-hotel.gr
Athens Worth Seeing
The Acropolis of Athens
National Archaeological Museum of
  Athens
The Acropolis Museum Kerameikos
The Epigraphical Museum
Museum of the Ancient Agora (Stoa of
  Attalos)
Paul and Alexandra Canellopoulos
  Museum
 
 
Visitors to Athens will experience a city combining modern and ancient buildings. Athens visitors can see the the Dionysos Theater the world's oldest theater where the great theatrical plays of Aeschilus, Evripides and Sophocles were first performed, or walk around the Pnyx where the Athenian citizens assembled and voted on major political issues. Visitors can also stroll around the Agora, the ancient marketplace, can climb onto Arios Pagos, the seat of the court of parliament, where the Apostle Paul preached to the Athenians.

The most memorable part of any visit to Athens, would be the ascent to the Acropolis. The magnificent Parthenon, build on top of the hill in the 5th century BC, is one of the greatest architectural monuments of all times. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Athena, the Goddess that gave its name to the city of Athens. A unique archaeological park featuring temples, theaters, cemeteries and marketplaces surrounds the Acropolis. Athens visitors can see famed monuments such as the Olympian Zeus Temple, the Keramikos ancient cemetery, the Ancient Agora, the Hephaistos Temple, the Attalos Arcade, the Tower of Winds and much more.

Splendid works of art can been seen at the National Archaeological museum. Athens is also the home of many other museums such as the Benakis Museum, the Byzantine Museum, the Museum of Cycladic Art. Athens also features several more sights to visit. The stately 19th century buildings such as the Panathenaikon Stadium, the University of Athens, the Zappion, the Iliou Melathron. The Greek parliament on Syntagma Square, with its frequent change of the guards in front of the parliament by soldiers dressed in colorful traditional costumes. The hills around Athens serve as excellent vantage points offering panoramic views over Athens city, the most spectacular of which is from the top of Lycavitos Hill in central Athens. The hilltop with its picturesque Saint George Church can be reached on foot, by car or cable car.
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