Athens is not only the capital city of Greece but a picturesque region in the ancient Attica region of Greece. Attica has so many breathtaking sites that you can visit and be amazed with. Go along with your camera and capture all the breathtaking sites of this city!
Monastiraki is a market in the ancient town of Athens. It is one of the most popular areas for shopping in Athens. If you visit this flea market you will find; clothing stores, souvenir stores. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Athens.
Anafiotika is a beautiful, tiny area in Athens. It lies on the Northeastern side of the Acropolis Hill. The first houses in this settlement were built when builders from Anafi Island came to dwell in the region in order to remodel the palace of King Othon.
Parnitha is a forest area with mountains located at the Northern region of Attica, which happens to also be its peak of Attica. The mountain area has been marked as a National Park and it is the home of the wildfowl and red deer, animals that have been in existence since ancient times.
Hymettus is one of the most beautiful areas in Greece. Hymettus is the valley area that creates trails that used to serve as passageways to the south.
Ano Petralona is a beautiful neighborhood in Athens that gives vibes of royalty and affluence. The buildings which have mostly been remodeled still stand tall and proud in their majestic splendor. From the hillside, you can get an ample view of the south of Athens.
This hill which can mostly be accessed by climbing a railway funicular, is called the Lycabettus and is an incredible tourist hotspot in Athens. If you are going on a honeymoon, climb this hill and see Athens in all its glory.
Penteli is a district located at the slopes of a limestone mountain, the Penteli Mountain. Have the best panoramic views of the city by visiting the Penteli Astronomical Station in Athens. Also visit the Penteli waterfall, a hidden gem, preserved by the natives.
Plaka is Athen’s postcard neighborhood. It is the Athenian dream. Every nook and cranny is a beautiful sight to behold. The colors of the flowers are beautiful and numerous, the streets are neat and properly tiled, the houses are arranged in an orderly manner. Walk the streets of Plaka and you will feel like you went back in time.
Sounio also known as Cape Sounion is a well-known archeological site in the world. It is the home of the ruins of the old Greek temple of the god of the sea in Greek mythology, Poseidon. Visit these ruins and be enthralled. Make sure you go on this trip with your camera; you would not forgive yourself if you fail to capture this beauty at sunset.
The Acropolis is the most beautiful place in Athens and in all of Greece. Acropolis is the postcard of Greece. Visit this town and you will be captivated.