Anyone who is going to visit Athens will for certain visit Acropolis and his marble structures… However, there is a lot more vacation spots and tourist attractions to visit and see in Athens. For todays travel news we have a story about tourist attractions that you must see in Athens.
Parthenon, Holy Temple that was built in honour of Athena, Goddest protector of the city of Athens.
At the foot of the Acropolis there is a modern, The new Acropolis Museum. Here you can se hundreds of statues from Archaic and Classical eras. The Acropolis Museum is an archeological museum focused on the findings of the archeological site of Acropolis.
In the centre of the Greeks capital there is green, peaceful refuge of 15.5 hectares, that is The National Garden. It is placed from the south where Zappeion is located, across the Panathenaiko or Kalimarmaro Olympic Stadium of the 1896 Olympic Games all to the back of the Greek Parliament building.
The Royal Garden was commissioned in 1838 and it was finished in 1840. It is relly amazing and it’s one of the biggest tourist attractions in Athens.
The oldes section of Athens is Plaka. That is area where are the most of streets closed. In the original, Plaka was built by the construction workers from Anafi.
Large collection of the Benaki Museum is the right spot to visit! It is one of the primer museums in Athens. It was opened in 1929, when Emmanouil Benakis died. The museum haves easy access from the heart of Athens, Syntagma Square.
Another wonderful museum and a great tourist attraction is Byzantine Museum. The museum collection contains an important number (about 30,000) of works of art such as icons, sculptures, ceramics, ecclesiastical textiles, paintings, jewelries and architectural elements.
The National Gallery of Art is an amazing vacation spot that you must visit when you come to greece. It is the most significant institution in Greece devoted to the subject of the history of Greek and Western European art, has been in operation, in its present form, since 1976. The existent founding of the institution goes back to 1900, when the relevant decree was published and the duties of curator were undertaken by George Iakovides (1900-1918).
Temple of Poseidon – This popular cliff-top temple, arranged above the Aegean Sea, has brilliant sunset sights. Although the Archeological Museum in Athens is home to the bronze statue that was once put up here, it’s easy to determine why the god of the sea coulded have been idolised at this impressive public monument.