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Top 3 Tourist Attractions in Athens, Greece

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If you are visiting Athens, then you will want to read this article. Below you will find the top 3 attractions in Athens. Don’t waste time here and there, because these are the most important sights.

1) Acropolis and the Parthenon
The rock of Acropolis and the Parthenon is definitely your first choice in Athens. You will walk in the ancient ruins, to a path that leads up, to a breathtaking view, of the city. See Parthenon and admire every handmade sculpted design on the marble. Make sure to visit the new Acropolis Museum. This sightseeing includes a long walk, so be prepared.

2) Ancient Agora
Ancient Agora was the place that ancient Greeks center of politics. It is a green space with view of Acropolis. There you will see the remains of the ancient Forum, the temple of Hephaestus which is the best preserved Greek temple, the Stoa of Attalos and other monuments. Acropolis is very close, so you can combine visiting both.

3) Cape Sounion
You have to take a bus from Athens to go to Sounion Cape. It is a beutiful place, outside the noisy city. There is the temple of Poseidon, God of the Water World. Stop for some moments to enjoy the view of the Aegean Sea. It is a nice idea to go catch the sunset there and maybe end up one of the nice local restaurants there.

Athens is a big city, and there are many things worth seeing. These are the tourists most favored. You may also want to just wander around and discover other minor monuments. Hope you liked this short introduction.

 

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