A unique metropolis – Athens Greece
Athens is an open-air museum. Must-sees are the Acropolis, Parthenon, and the new Acropolis Museum, one of the best archaeological museums in the world just 5 minutes walking distance from Emporikon Athens Hotel. From the neighbourhood of Agia Irini square and Emporikon Athens Hotel , the pedestrian walkway of Dionysiou Areopagitou, Plaka, Anafiotika and Monastiraki, you’ll admire archaeological sites, ancient and Byzantine monuments, churches and neoclassical buildings steeped in history.
Museums such as the National Archaeological Museum on Patission Avenue, the Museums of Greek Folk Art and Musical Instruments, the War Museum, the new Benaki Museum on Pireos street and the original Benaki Museum in Kolonaki, the Numismatic Museum, and the Museum of Cycladic Art will enrich your knowledge of Athens and its history through their collections and exhibits. As will the National Gallery, the Planetarium, the Foundation of the Hellenic World and the dozens of art galleries in the city centre.
Down the coast, you’ll stand in front of the imposing Temple of Poseidon in Sounion, overlooking the archipelago and the island of Aegina, and you’ll succumb to the overwhelming energy that the monument emits.
Tip: There is a special ticket package at the price of €12 (€6 Reduced) with which you can visit almost all archaeological sites within the Athens City Center, namely: