Top 10 Things to Do in Athens

Greece, Athens Guide (B): Top 10 Things to Do in Athens

In answer to all those who have e-mailed me to ask what they should not miss while in Athens I have put together my own Top-10 list of the most important sites and things to do and see in the city.

Even if you don't care about archaeology or the fact that if it were not for the ancient Greeks you might be living in a far less civilized way, you can't come to Athens and not visit the Acropolis and see the Parthenon. Yes I know that there are actually Athenians who have never climbed the steps to see one of the wonders of the ancient world, the reason millions of people come to their city, the spectacular building that symbolizes some of the highest achievments of mankind. But that's no excuse. If you do nothing else on your visit to Athens, this is the one thing you should do. Since you can buy a ticket that allows you to see the other major archaeological sites that day I can free up some of my top ten space since the Theater of Herod Atticus, Theater of Dionysious and the Ancient Agora and even Keramiekos are all included among others, in the price of admission. Oh yeah and don't forget the new Acropolis Museum. See The Acropolis ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Top 10 Things to Do in Athens
Guide Location: Greece » Athens
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Parthenon   Theater of Herod Atticus   Theater of Dionysious   Ancient Agora   Keramiekos   Acropolis Museum   National Archaeological Museum   Nuimismatic Museum   Byzantine Museum   War Museum   Benaki Museum   Agora-Athens Central Market   Monastiraki Flea Market   National Gardens   Temple of Olympian Zeus   Panathinaiko Olympic Stadium   First Cemetery of Athens  
Author: Matt Barrett
Read it on author's website: http://www.athensguide.com/top-10/index.htm

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