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Athens
Visit Athens the heart of Greece! A hearty welcome to Athens, a lively capital city with blend of classic visitor sights, excellent social scene and its laidback old-town "Plaka". Athens and its heritage are an adventure. Athens the capital of Greece and his Culture is a magnet for artists from all over the world. Athens is not only the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum. A city that is so young and yet so old! The Acropolis has been a World Heritage Site since 1987, and the Acropolis Museum shows the heritage exclusively from the Acropolis of Athens. In June 2009, after 5 years of construction, the Acropolis Museum reopened. The Archaeological National Museum of Athens is the most important and oldest museum in Greece, where you can see a collection of the most important antiquities from all over Greece from the Neolithic era to Classical periods (Patission Str. 44). Worth to see: “The Agora” built in the plain around the Acropolis. The Agora was the heart of ancient Athens, the focus of political, commercial, administrative and social activity, the religious and cultural centre, and the seat of justice. Price for Tickets: 8 reduced 4 € Expert advice what to do in Athens: Athens it’s easy to explore on foot. Athens is one of the most important cultural cities in Southern Europe and offers not only archaeological sites and Antiquity. Here’s how to spend 48 hours in Athens. 2-Day Itinerary: First day 1. The peerless Parthenon never disappoints and you can save with a multi-site Acropolis ticket that includes six other archeological sites. 2.If you’re only going to fork out for one museum in Athens, make it the Acropolis Museum. The Parthenon Gallery on the top floor makes an unforgettable impact. At just €10 to enter (€5 off-season), it’s one of the best value museums of its calibre in the world. 3. Take a scenic, ten-minute stroll to Mnisikleous Street in Plaka and unwind on the café-lined stairs. 4. The lively "Athens Central Market“and rustle up a locavore’s picnic of cheap seasonal produce, olives and cured meats. At cheery Karamanlidika tou Fani, just by the central market, you can purchase delicious salami and cheese to go, or eat them in-house. 5. "Monastiraki flea market“ has bargains galore, especially on Sunday morning when many traders sell bric a brac on the streets around "Avissinia Square and Thissio station". Protogenous Street in hip "Psirri" is heaven for dedicated vintage shoppers.


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