Category Discover Athens

Athens is widely known for being the birthplace of democracy, home to the imposing Parthenon, the Pnyx Hill, The Temple of Olympian Zeus, and other remarkable ancient sites. Being a city drenched in history, the Greek capital attracts hordes of tourists from all around the world eager to visit the city’s museums and landmarks. And while discovering Athens’ historic monuments is a reason on its own to visit the Greek capital, the city offers much more than meets the eye. Athens features numerous hidden spots, outdoor places, and alternative districts that showcase the city’s rich past and current urban culture. Explore the non-touristy side of Athens and get a proper taste of life in the Greek capital. All you have to do is to follow the locals’ lead, go off the beaten path, and see the city like a real Athenian. Get to know the Athenian neighborhoods and attractions and discover some of the best day trips you can have from Athens. Also, don’t miss our detailed guides on how to travel from Athens to the Greek islands. Observe the city’s art culture beyond the museums and get lost in its narrow picturesque alleys. Athens is a fascinating city offering endless reasons to add it to your travel bucket list. Discover each one of them at BTI Athens Travel Guide and let the capital of Greece enchant you.

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Panathenaic Stadium of Athens

The Panathenaic Stadium of Athens

Connected to the Modern Olympic Games, the Panathenaic Stadium is one of Greece’s most popular attractions. Being the only stadium in the world built entirely of marble the Panathenaic Stadium of Athens is commonly called Kallimarmaro (which means beautiful marble).…

National Garden in athens

National Garden and Zappeion Hall

Adjacent to the Hellenic Parliament and just a few meters away from Syntagma Square lies the National Garden of Athens. Spanning 16 hectares in total, this green oasis in the center of the Greek capital is home to historical landmarks and the Ζappeion Hall.

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