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Known for its fascinating museums, charming cafés, and popular shops, there's plenty to explore in Athens City Centre. Top attractions like Syntagma Square and Benaki Museum are major draws. Catch the metro at Panepistimio Station or Syntagma Station to see more of the city.
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Enjoy this historical Athens hub that offers extensive shopping and dining, intermingled with ancient attractions such as the library of Adrianos.
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Visitors to Monastiraki love its fantastic nightlife, and you can check out Monastiraki Flea Market and Ermou Street. If you want to see more in the area, you can get around town on the metro at Monastiraki Station.
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You might take some time to check out the abundant dining options in Kolonaki. Spend some time visiting top spots like Mount Lycabettus, and catch the metro at Megaro Moussikis Station or Evangelismos Station to see more of the area.
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Visitors to Koukaki love its fascinating museums, and you can check out Acropolis Museum and Emotions Museum of Childhood. If you want to see more in the area, you can get around town on the metro at Akropoli Station.
History buffs will enjoy exploring Athens, and visitors give high marks for the fascinating museums, abundant cafés, and renowned art. This city also attracts tourists with its monuments, shopping, and theaters. Top sights in the city include Ancient Agora, Roman Agora, and Parthenon.
Known for its museums, art, and theaters, the city's cultural venues include Acropolis Museum, Odeon of Herodes Atticus, and Benaki Museum. Attractions like Attica Zoological Park, Athens Planetarium, and Greek Reptile Centre are fun for kids of all ages. Notable for its historic sites, monuments, and temples, the city's landmarks include Ancient Agora, Roman Agora, and Parthenon.
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Other favorite sights in Athens include Filopappos Hill, Hellenic Parliament, and Athens Olympic Stadium.
With so many choices for transportation, exploring all of Athens is a breeze. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Monastiraki Station, Thissio Station, and Panepistimio Station. If you want to journey outside of the area, hop aboard a train from Athens Thiseio Station, Athens Central Station, or Moschato-Tavros Rouf Station.