Hidden Gems in Athens, Greece

Hidden Gems in Athens, Greece, Athens, Greece (B)

Athens, Europe’s oldest capital, is a tourist-friendly city, famous for its archaeological landmarks, fine weather (even in winter) and delicious Greek tavern food.

But there’s a lot to see and discover in Athens beyond its obvious, iconic attractions like The Acropolis. 

I asked travel bloggers to recommend some hidden gems in Athens – lesser-known places and attractions or alternative culture spots that they discovered in the city.

If you want to take a guided tour of Athen’s hidden gems, check out the Authentic Athens Guided Tour and the Off the Beaten Track in Athens Private City Tour.

It is the perfect place for an afternoon escape from the city filled with nature, history, and amazing views of Athens.

The Byzantine monastery dates back to the 11 century and is one of the oldest monasteries in Athens.

During your visit, you’ll get to admire its main church, the Catholicon, with 16th-century frescoes, a refectory, a bathhouse, and a couple of monks’ cells. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Hidden Gems in Athens, Greece
Guide Location: Greece » Athens
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tal Hayoun
Read it on Author's Website: https://brightnomad.net/hidden-gems-in-athens-greece/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Kaisariani Monastery & Forest
  • Kalopoula
  • Lycabettus Hill
  • TAF – The Art Foundation
  • Athenian Riviera
  • Vouliagmeni
  • Glyfada
  • Strefi Hill
  • Anafiotika
  • Church of Saint Simeon
  • Church of Saint George of the Rocks
  • Kanellopoulou Museum
  • The Pnyx
  • Noel Bar

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