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Best of Athens Guide

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Athens
Once known for smog, traffic and tacky architecture, Athens is a city reformed thanks to fortunes brought by the 2004 Summer Olympics. Spotless parks and streets, an ultra-modern metro, new motorways, an accessible airport and all signs in perfect English make the city easily negotiable. Meriting more than a stopover en route to the islands, sophisticated Athens sites include many pillars of Western history, from the Acropolis to the Temple of Olympian Zeus, as well as treasures in the National Archaeological Museum.

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Acropolis Museum
Acropolis Museum
Modern, uptodate building on the foot of the Acropolis housing important ancient Greek statues and much more
Attraction type: Speciality Museums
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Parthenon
Parthenon
The majestic ruins of an ancient Greek building, known for its dignified white marble columns and perfect sense of proportion.
Attraction type: Ancient Ruins; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Acropolis
Acropolis
The most famous site in all of Athens, this large hill lies in the center of the city and contains a cluster of ancient ruins.
Attraction type: Ancient Ruins
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Plaka
Plaka
Historic neighborhood located at the base of the hill topped by the Acropolis.
Attraction type: Neighbourhoods
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George's Taxi
George's Taxi
Owner description: George's Taxi provides high quality service in Athens for more than 30 years.Our expert driver-guides will escort you in deluxe air-conditioned Mecedes vehicles... more Owner description: George's Taxi provides high quality service in Athens for more than 30 years.Our expert driver-guides will escort you in deluxe air-conditioned Mecedes vehicles (taxi/van/minibus).We provide private tours in and around Athens,day trips in the mainland as well as multi-day tours.You may also contact us via e-mail (only) for pre-arranged transfers from the Athens airport or Piraeus port.Please note that we do NOT accept last minute transfers via phone. less
Attraction type: Taxis & Shuttles; Private Tours; Historical & Heritage Tours; Sightseeing Tours; City Tours
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Cinque Wine & Deli Bar
Cinque Wine & Deli Bar
Ranked #1 of 2,576 Restaurants in Athens
Price: USD 5 - USD 19
Cuisines: Wine Bar, Greek, Delicatessen
Good for: Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Dinner in the Sky
Dinner in the Sky
Ranked #2 of 2,576 Restaurants in Athens
Price:
Cuisines: Mediterranean, European, Greek
Good for: Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Montakioy
Montakioy
Ranked #3 of 2,576 Restaurants in Athens
Price:
Cuisines: Cafe, Mediterranean, Greek, Wine Bar
Good for: Groups, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts Credit Cards, Free Wifi, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Simul Gastronomic Situ
Simul Gastronomic Situ
Ranked #4 of 2,576 Restaurants in Athens
Price: USD 15 - USD 30
Cuisines: European
Good for: Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Aleria
Aleria
Ranked #5 of 2,576 Restaurants in Athens
Price: USD 44 - USD 52
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean, European
Good for: Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

City Circus Athens
4.0 of 5
City Circus Athens
USD 32 - USD 171 (EUR 26 - EUR 138)
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Marble House
1.0 of 5
Marble House
USD 46 - USD 85 (EUR 37 - EUR 69)
Ranked #22 of 285 Hotels in Athens
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Victory Inn
2.0 of 5
Victory Inn
USD 49 - USD 92
Ranked #34 of 285 Hotels in Athens
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel Tony
Hotel Tony
USD 72 - USD 127
Ranked #21 of 285 Hotels in Athens
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Areos Hotel
4.0 of 5
Areos Hotel
USD 82 - USD 134 (EUR 66 - EUR 108)
Ranked #25 of 285 Hotels in Athens
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Centrotel Hotel
2.0 of 5
Centrotel Hotel
USD 59 - USD 127 (EUR 48 - EUR 103)
Ranked #30 of 285 Hotels in Athens
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

MET34 Athens Hotel
4.0 of 5
MET34 Athens Hotel
USD 245 - USD 641 (EUR 198 - EUR 518)
Ranked #1 of 285 Hotels in Athens
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AVA Hotel Athens
4.0 of 5
AVA Hotel Athens
USD 240 - USD 516 (EUR 194 - EUR 417)
Ranked #2 of 285 Hotels in Athens
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Hotel Grande Bretagne, A Luxury Collection Hotel
5.0 of 5
Hotel Grande Bretagne, A Luxury Collection Hotel
USD 364 - USD 812 (EUR 294 - EUR 657)
Ranked #5 of 285 Hotels in Athens
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