The history of Athens dates back over five millennia and one can therefore imagine the rich culture, art and civilization that it must possess. Tourists like to visit Athens for its range of absorbing museums, to explore ruined temples and relish the exquisite Greek cuisine.
On an Athens tour one must explore the splendid Parthenon, considered perhaps, to be the finest of all Greek temples. The adjoining area too has a collection of temples which can be explored. Another captivating temple is the Temple of Olympian Zeus built by the Romans.
Being an ancient city , Athens naturally is home to a number of renowned museums. You would require almost a day to view the famous collection of ancient Greek artifacts on a visit to the National Archaeological Museum. The Theatre Museum and the Numismatic Museum are worth a shot for their fascinating displays.
You will be surprised by the rich cultural life that Athens is proud of. You must on a visit to Athens see productions of ancient plays in their original settings. It is an experience by itself to explore the many shops and classy restaurants of Kolonaki. A taste of Greek coffee on the streets of Plaka will impress you. One historical site which one must not miss is ‘The Acropolis Hill’ or also called the ‘Sacred Rock’. The area is home to three important temples: the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, and the temple of Nike in honor of the goddess Athena. These and many other Athens sites you can take pleasure in while enjoying the hospitality of Athens hotels.