Uncover the Secrets of Athens!

Greece, Athens Guide (B): Uncover the Secrets of Athens!

The city if Athens is usually on every traveler’s list, mostly because of its historic importance. Once people finally get to the Greek Capital, they must see the Parthenon and the rest of the Acropolis area. They might venture out a bit to the most important archaeological sites and museums of Athens, and… that’s about it. However, if you don’t want your holiday to look like everybody else’s, read on to uncover the secrets of Athens!

While there is an abundance of archaeological sites in the city of Athens, some are more crowded than others. Looking beyond the Acropolis and the Ancient Agora, here is what i suggest you visit:

The building also bears the name of the Horologion of Andronikos of Kirrhosalso, as it houses a water clock. In addition, it also has various sundials and a wind vane.

The Tower of the Winds is actually thought to be the first meteorological station ever built. But it can be an interesting visit even if you aren’t fascinated in this domain, trust me! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Uncover the Secrets of Athens!
Guide Location: Greece » Athens
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Parthenon   Acropolis   Ancient Agora   The Tower of the Winds   Philopappos Hill   the prison of Socrates   Philopappos Monument   Pnyx   Choragic Monument of Lysicrates   Theater of Dionysus   Iroon   Dexameni   Exarchion   Filomousou Eterias   Agias Irinis   Varvakious Market   Evripidou Spice Street   Ermou Street   Avissinias Square   Ipitou   Efforionos   Valtesiou   Romvis   Astigos   Monastiraki   Syngrou-Fix   Omonia   Mitropoleos   Syntagma   Anafiotika   Ambelokipi   Kolonaki   Exarchia  
Author: Mirela Vaduva
Read it on author's website: https://www.the-travel-bunny.com/uncover-the-secrets-of-athens/

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