Located atop the city of Athens upon the sacred table rock of the Acropolis, the Parthenon is one of the 11 site monuments dedicated to ancient Greek deities and a stunning example of Classical art. Of these structures, the Parthenon is one of the most recognised buildings in the world... more »
Sitting tall above the city of Athens, the sacred rock of the Acropolis and its monuments is an iconic site rich in historic and mythical symbolism. The Acropolis of Athens is a naturally fortified site that has undergone many transformations and alterations where walking around it's easy to be overwhelmed... more »
The beating heart of ancient Athens, the Agora was the site of politics, administration, commerce, community, culture, justice and religion. This thriving hub once housed statues and shops and was a meeting place for Athenians where philosophers would congregate to espouse their musings during the day-to-day business of the ancient... more »
Greece's oldest private museum, which underwent a facelift before the 2004 Olympics, houses extensive collections covering a variety of different cultural fields to offer a comprehensive look at Hellenic history. From antiquity to the formation of modern Greece and the many eras in between, over 40,000 historical items tell their... more »
In Athens, it seems finding an archaeological monument or a site of ancient historic significance is as simple as tripping over your own feet. If you are pressed for time, a visit to the National Archaeological Museum offers a plethora of finds from all over Greece with more than 11,000... more »
A juxtaposition of the old and new is the bold aesthetic of the New Acropolis Museum. Opened in 2009, this must-see architecturally designed modern museum houses a wealth of ancient statues and sculptures, applied art, archaeological artifacts and the famed Parthenon Marbles in a stunning environment. From the ground floor... more »
Deciding on a trip to Greece doesn't take much convincing. This European hotspot turns on the charm with exquisite coastlines, beautiful local dishes and equally beautiful people all too happy to provide travel tips over a shot or two of ouzo. Perhaps one of the most fascinating aspects of Greece though is its ancient history.
So rich are these roots, standing before the Acropolis in Athens, or watching the sun set over the Parthenon holds a place on many o' travel bucket lists. [...]