Discover Athens

Oh Athens, you shape-shifter, you. One millennium, you’re the cradle of western civilisation, home to poets, politicos, writers and thinkers. The next, you blossom into a fast-paced city of mega-monuments, buzzy café culture and suave elegance. Plus Athenians are all so friendly. Where do we begin?

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Our top-rated things to see and do

9,4
Acropolis

Landmarks

9,2
Acropolis Museum

Museums

9,0
Lycabettus Hill

Parks

8,8
Ancient Agora of Athens

Monuments

8,8
National Archaeological Museum of Athens

Museums

8,7
Filopappos Hill

Parks

8,6
Panathenaic Stadium

Stadiums and arenas

City secretsSee all city secrets

Lesser-known spots, straight from our local team

City Centre Shopping

City secret

Kesariani Forest

City secret

Athens Clue

City secret

Neighbourhoods See all neighbourhoods

The best areas of the city to visit

Chalandri

Neighbourhood

Glyfada

Neighbourhood

Ilisia

Neighbourhood

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9,4
Acropolis

Landmarks

City Centre Shopping

City secret

Chalandri

Neighbourhood