Athens: ancient history meets modern life

Athens, Greece, Parthenon

Athens is the capital of Greece and one of the oldest cities in the world. There are archaeological sites and monuments on every corner to remind visitors about glorious past of this amazing city. In the center of Athens, there is Acropolis, the hill visible from every part of the city, with its temples and sculptures, standing for millennia and visited by thousands every year. Acropolis museum and National Archaeological Museum are holding many valuable artefacts from Ancient Greece.

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Crete, Greece

Greece is one of the most popular destination for tourism for decades and there are many reasons for this. Blessed by great climate, beautiful sea and idyllic islands scattered around Mediterranean it is a true tourist paradise. Its vast archaeological and historical heritage that spawned modern civilization is present in every corner through monuments, preserved ruins and numerous museums and it is worth visiting many times over as there is always something new to learn.