HomeEuropeGreeceAthens 18 Places to Visit in Athens + Things To Do By Marcos Detourista. Updated on July 27, 2019. Where to go in Athens? Achieve your travel goals with this list of beautiful destinations, things to do, best places to visit, Athens tourist spots, attractions & more. 1. The Parthenon Location: Acropolis of Athens, Central Athens, Attica, Greece. Save on Google Maps. The Parthenon in Acropolis Hill, Athens, Greece Athens Travel Essentials: Where to stay in Athens (click below to see rates and book online)Cheapest Rates | Best Reviews | Home Rentals/Airbnb Athens Tours & Discounts Greece WIFI/SIM Card Athens Airport (ATH) Private Transfers for Athens Athens Hop On Hop Off City Sightseeing Bus Tour Athens Airport (ATH) Private Transfers for Athens See also: Athens Travel Guide | Places to visit in Santorini. More travel tips coming up! In the meantine, enjoy this quick list of attractions and tourist spots in Athens. To help with your trip planning, I’ve added links to the locations on Google Maps. Feel free to click/tap on the links posted. Then, use the “save” feature on the Google Maps app for easy reference. I’ve also shared photos from my Instagram feed. Use Instagram’s save feature for quick access to your travel/feed goals. Follow me on Instagram 2. Acropolis Hill Odeon of Herodes Atticus on Acropolis Hill in Athens, Greece Acropolis Hill view overlooking Athens, Greece Location: Central Athens. Save on Google Maps. Top discounts Acropolis Ticket in Athens Athens Acropolis and Cape Sounio One Day Tour with Lunch 3. Acropolis Museum Marcos at Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece Location: Dionysiou Areopagitou 15. Save on Google Maps. Top discounts Acropolis Museum Skip-the-Line Entrance Ticket Athens and Acropolis Walking Day Tour iVenture Athens Unlimited Attractions Pass (1, 2, 3, 5, or 7 Days) 4. Temple of Olympian Zeus Temple of the Olympian Zeus (Olympieio) in Athens, Greece Location: Leof. Vasilissis Olgas St. East of Acropolis Hill. Save on Google Maps. Top discounts Temple of Olympian Zeus Skip-the-Line Ticket + Self-Guided Audio Tour 5. Hadrian’s Arch Hadrian’s Arch in Athens, Greece Location: Leoforos Vasilisis Amalias 50. Northwest corner of Temple of Olympian Zeus.. Save on Google Maps. 6. Roman Agora in Athens & Other Archeological Tower of the Winds at the Roman Agora in Athens, Greece Location: Polignotou 3. Save on Google Maps. 7. Changing of the Guards & Syntagma Changing of the Guards in Syntagma, Athens, Greece Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Syntagma, Athens, Greece Location: Monument of the Unknown Soldier, Leoforos Vasilisis Amalias 133. Save on Google Maps. 8. Panathenaic Stadium Location: Leof. Vasileos Konstantinou. Save on Google Maps. Top discounts The Olympic Games Workout in Athens Panathenaic Stadium in Athens, Greece Panathenaic Stadium in Athens, Greece 9. Athens Trilogy Academy of Athens – Athens Trilogy in Athens, Greece The University (Propylaea) – Athens Trilogy in Athens, Greece National Library of Greece – Athens Trilogy in Athens, Greece Location: Omonoia 30. Save on Google Maps. 10. Zappeion & National Garden Zappeion buildng in Athens, Greece Bitter Orange Trees in Athens, Greece Location: Leof. Vasilissis Olgas. Save on Google Maps. 11. Lycabettus Hill Lycabettus Hill in Athens, Greece Location: Neapoli neighborhood. Save on Google Maps. 12. Explore Athens’ Interesting Neighborhoods Ermou Street in Athens, Greece Dionysiou Areopagitou Street in Koukaki District, Athens, Greece 13. Enjoy Greek Food Greek Salad & Gyros in Athens, Greece Greek Fusion Food in Ergon Restaurant, Athens, Greece Beyond Athens 14. Meteora Location: Kalabaka, Greece. 359 km drive northwest of Athens.. Save on Google Maps. Top discounts Meteora Day Tour from Athens with Train Delphi and Meteora 2-Day Tour from Athens Varlaam Monastery viewed from Great Meteoron Monastery in Meteora, Greece Meteora rock formations & monasteries in Meteora, Greece Monument of Leonidas, leader of 300 Spartans at the Battle of Thermopylae in Greece 15. Cape Sounio & Temple of Poseidon Location: Cape Sounio, Sounio 195 00, Greece. Southeast of Athens. 67 km drive from Central Athens.. Save on Google Maps. Top discounts Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon Half Day Guided Tour From Athens Athens Acropolis and Cape Sounio One Day Tour with Lunch Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion, Greece 16. Peloponnese Epidarius Ampitheatre in Peloponnese, Greece. Photo by Rizava. Location: Skiritida, Greece. West of Athens.. Save on Google Maps. 17. Saronic Islands Aegina Island , Greece. Photo by skeeze. Location: Saronic Gulf. Group of islands just off the south coast near Athens.. Save on Google Maps. Top discounts Poros, Hydra, and Aegina Day Cruise with Lunch from Athens 18. Delphi Tholos of Delphi at the Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia in Delphi, Greece. Photo by DebraJean. Location: Phocis, Greece. Save on Google Maps. Top discounts Delphi and Meteora 2-Day Tour from Athens Delphi Day Tour from Athens What places have you added to your bucketlist? Have you been to beautiful places in Athens that should be on this list? Feel free to share your thoughts! Places to visit in Athens Athens tourist spots, things to do in Athens, where to go in Athens & more. 1. The Parthenon 2. Acropolis Hill 3. Acropolis Museum 4. Temple of Olympian Zeus 5. Hadrian’s Arch 6. Roman Agora in Athens & Other Archeological 7. Changing of the Guards & Syntagma 8. Panathenaic Stadium 9. Athens Trilogy 10. Zappeion & National Garden 11. Lycabettus Hill 12. Explore Athens’ Interesting Neighborhoods 13. Enjoy Greek Food 14. Meteora 15. Cape Sounio & Temple of Poseidon 16. Peloponnese 17. Saronic Islands 18. Delphi Note: Destinations featured above are not listed by rank. Where to Stay in Athens The best places to stay are the areas surrounding Acropolis Hill, including Plaka, Syntagma, and Monastiraki. Many of Athens' top tourist spots are clustered within these districts & are easily reached by walking. Some areas of Thissio/Makriyanni, Koukaki, and Psiri that are conveniently located as well. Make sure to check if the property is located near the Acropolis or Monastiraki metro stations. Consider Omonia and Kolonaki/Lycabettus (Likavittos) if you want to get away from the main tourist districts & experience the more local side of Athens. 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