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Overview

One of the most important cities in the history of the world, there's not much contesting that Athens deserves its place in the historical limelight. Its more than 3,000 years of recorded history are brimming with achievements: from the advent of democracy to the massive philosophical and artistic contributions its residents have endowed the world with, Athens certainly has an cultural immensity that few other cities can match.

Whether you’re hoping to unearth the city’s ancient history at the Agora or the Acropolis (and its amazing museum), or you’re looking to explore some of Athens’ neighborhoods (like the artsy Gazi or the bustling Monastiraki), Athens has so much to offer. Or if you were hoping for something a little less conventional, there’s also a musical instrument museum and a car museum that will make for an excellent way to break up the immense amount of art, archaeology, and history you’re bound to dig up.

Athens’ immense reputation for staggering history, spectacular archaeology, and stunning art is certainly well deserved. Its contributions to the world can't really be comprehended, and the history it left behind is an amazing sight to behold. Despite the current economic situation, Athens remains one of the world’s pre-eminent powerhouses, and even with over three millennia of recorded history under its belt, it doesn’t show any sign of letting up. 

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Agora

The Heart of the Ancient City

National Archaeological Museum

Largest Archaeological Museum in Greece 

The Acropolis Museum

Discover Ancient Secrets of the Acropolis 

Museum of Cycladic Art

Ancient Art Collections from the Cyclades Islands 

The Acropolis

The World's Heritage

Plaka

The Oldest Neighborhood in Athens 

Benaki Museum

One of Greek's Finest Extensive Art Museums 

Temple of Hephaestus

Tortoises and Martyrs

Monastiraki

Marketplace Neighborhood in Old Athens  

National Historical Museum

The Making of Modern Greece
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