Welcome to Athens
The capital of Greece has always attracted many visitors. Athens is a city of different aspects and great to explore. History dates back many centuries and offers many ancient sights, museums, lots of restaurants and cafes together with a huge variety of shopping opportunities.
The heart of Athens is around Syntagma Square, where the Parliament and most of the Ministries are. Also many of the famous museums are located in this area. From this square you can see the Hill of Lycabettus, which attracts thousands of visitors all year round. It offers an amazing view of the city and Acropolis.
Some of the most important archaeological monuments are located in Athens and Attica. Acropolis - nominated as one of the 7 wonders of modern world, Odeion of Herodes Atticus, Roman Market, Panathinaiko Stadium or Kallimarmaro and The temple of Poseidon in Sounio, just to mention a few.
When you get tired from sightseeing enjoy shopping on “Ermou” – the main shopping street of Athens as well as in the areas of Kolonaki, Monastaraki, Psiri. These areas offer all from Souvenirs, small intimate shops to luxury shops and department stores. These areas also offer a wide variety of restaurants and cafes.
At night Athens totally changes… Psiri or Thission is where the nightclubs and bars are located. There are places for every taste. If you are up a fun Greek experience, go to the famous "Bouzoukia" where famous Greek artist are performing.
Athens is a magnificent city, ready to be explored...
SkyMap wishes you a pleasant stay…