Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece.
The oldest district of Athens today, with its neoclassical houses and narrow cobblestone streets is one of the most tourist due to its proximity to the Acropolis.
The central Hadrian Road and surrounding roads and walkways are full of souvenir shops, cafes, taverns and restaurants.
Entering the archaeological site we see the complex of the Propylaea. In front of the right wing is the small temple of Athena Nike.
The most important that attracts your view is the Parthenon, a temple made almost entirely of Pentelic marble, dedicated to Athena Parthenos, inside was the gold and ivory statue.
By visiting the Acropolis you can not miss the Odeon, the famous Roman Odeon (160 AD) which hosts every summer some of the most important of the Athens Festival performances.
It has a semicircle shape, imposing frontage of 28 meters and a capacity of 5 to 6 thousand spectators. It also has excellent acoustic.
One of the most imposing monuments of the city, the Panathenaic Stadium opposite the garden of the Zappeion, & known as "Kallimarmaro", and is made of Pentelic marble.
Here hosted the 1896 Olympics, in the revival of the institution. Today is the end point of the Marathon.
The largest green lung of the city center and a favorite of Athenians walking place.
The former Royal Garden was designed by the same Queen Amalia & features towering old trees, dense shrubs and creepers, playground, small zoo, pond, children's library and museum botanist.