About Athens Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. It is one of the world's oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning over 3,400 years. Situated in the Attica region, Athens is central to economic, financial, industrial, maritime, cultural and tourist life in Greece. It is home to a large number of cultural institutions, including the National Gallery, the National Library, the Athens Concert Hall and the Benaki Museum. Athens is also the birthplace of democracy, Western philosophy, the Olympic Games and modern humanism.
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FAQ's on Athens
Some things to do in Athens include visiting the Acropolis, the Parthenon, and the Temple of Zeus; going shopping on Ermou Street; and eating at one of the city's many restaurants.
The places near Athens are the villages of Marathon, Rafina, and Lavrio.
The top hotels in Athens are the Hilton, the Grande Bretagne, the King George, and the Divani Palace Acropolis.
The cost of a package for Athens can vary depending on the type of package you choose and the amenities that are included. Generally, a package for Athens will cost between $500 and $1,000.
There is no definitive answer to this question as different travelers have different preferences. Some people prefer to take a bus or train, while others prefer to fly.
There is a large variety of local food in Athens. Some of the most common dishes include souvlaki, moussaka, and baklava.
The best time to visit Athens is from April to June or from September to November.