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24 Hours in Athens

created by MarcoPolo-partner on 2016-12-20

24 Hours in Athens
Only there for the day? And unsure where to start? Athens has so much to offer that it’s sometimes hard to decide what to do and what to leave out when your time is so limited. We’ve put together some suggestions to help you get the most out of your stay in Athens. We hope you find our recommendations to your taste!
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    Omonoia Square

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    Sight

    Omonoia Square (Greek: Πλατεία Ομονοίας, Plateía Omonoías, pronounced [plaˈtia omoˈnias], "Concor...

  • 2
    Dimarcheío

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    Sight

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    Varvakeios market

    5 votes

    Shop

  • 4
    Monastiraki

    8 votes

    Sight

    Come for the markets. Monastiraki Square and the surrounding streets are great for shopping for so...

  • 5
    Roman Agora

    18 votes

    Sight

    An ancient market that has been around since 600 BC. This is an ancient gathering place.

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    Acropolis of Athens

    33 votes

    Sight

    The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel located on a rocky outcrop above the city of Athens...

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    Odeon of Herodes Atticus

    4 votes

    Sight

    This theatre, built in 161 CE, is still used for concerts and plays. The stone backdrop is still ...

  • 8
    Acropolis Museum

    40 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    This long-overdue replacement for the musty old museum opened in 2009. Its design looks very "mod...

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    Theatre of Dionysus

    4 votes

    Sight

    Classical Athens' main theatre, the first theatre ever built. Many of the great Greek plays were ...

  • 10
    Anafiotika

    4 votes

    Neighborhood

    Anafiotika (Greek: Αναφιώτικα pronounced [a.naˈfço.ti.ka]) is a scenic tiny neighborhood of Athen...

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    Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens

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    Sight

    The Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens is the most important church in Greece and is used for state...

  • 12
    Syntagma Square

    2 votes

    Sight

    especially when the guards with the funny skirts change shift

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    Ethnikós Kípos

    3 votes

    Park / Zoo

  • 14
    Benaki Museum

    4 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    This part of the museum is dedicated to Islamic art.

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    Church of Panaghia Kapnikarea

    1 votes

    Sight

    The Church of Panagia Kapnikarea (Greek: Εκκλησία της Παναγίας Καπνικαρέας) or just Kapnikarea (G...

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    Psyri

    2 votes

    Neighborhood

    A neighborhood in the old city.

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