Explore Athens

Take a tour of Athens to see the sights, including the Acropolis, the Temple of Poseidon, Aegina Island and more.

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Mount Lycabettus

Mount Lycabettus, the highest point in Athens, is the site for the Chapel of St. George, a theater and a restaurant.

Temple of Poseidon

Tourists view the Temple of Poseidon as the sun sets on Cape Sounion, southeast of Athens.

Aegina Island

Several Athenians own summer homes on Aegina Island, one of the Saronic Islands, located 17 miles from Athens.

Athens' Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

The Evzones, the Greek Army's ceremonial unit, perform the changing of the guard at Athens' Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Anafiotika Village

Trees partially shade this house in Anafiotika village, a district in Athens' historical neighborhood, Plaka.


Tourists visiting Athens can get a great view of the Acropolis from Mount Lycabettus.

Market in Athens

Vendors line the narrow streets of Athens to sell rugs, artwork, crafts and more.

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