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Athens

One of the oldest cities in the world, the Greek capital is a wonderland for ancient history and archaeology buffs. Athens may be the historical centre of Europe, but it’s also a vibrant cosmopolitan city where the nightlife, shopping and food are as alluring as the monuments, temples, cobbled streets and ancient ruins.

Exploring the monuments of Athens will truly make you feel like you’ve time-travelled back to when mythology ruled the land. Look up from almost any street and be surprised if you don’t see the Acropolis, an ancient citadel that dates back to the 5th century BC, in the distance. The Acropolis comprises a number of ancient buildings, the star attraction being the Parthenon, a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena. 

In Athens you can count on a party any night of the week, but you better get used to the Mediterranean way: dinner often starts as late as 10pm!

Please visit our Travel Tips section for information on many more exciting holiday attractions.

 


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