Athens for Archaeology Aficionados!

Athens is indeed a paradise for Archaeology aficionados! And here we have created a list of the sites that should not be missed and all exist in the city centre.

Acropolis of Athens where you will be able to admire:

  • Parthenon
  • Erechtheion
  • Propylaea
  • Temple of Athena Nike
  • Brauronion
  • Temple of Rome and Augustus
  • Pedestal of Agrippa
  • Beule Gate
  • Acropolis fortification wall
  • Chalkotheke
  • Old temple of Athena


Ancient Agora of Athens where you can visit:

Kerameikos, with the Archaeological Museum of Kerameikos and the cemetery

Map of Athens © Nicholas V. K.
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– Olympieio Located in southern Athens, between the Acropolis and the Ilissos river

– At the South Slope of Acropolis where you can admire:

  • Stoa of Eumenes
  • Dionysos Eleuthereus Shrine
  • Asclepeion
  • Choregic Monument of Nikias
  • Theater of Dionysos Eleuthereos
  • Choregic Monument of Thrasyllos
  • Archaeological Site of Lykeion On Rigilis Street

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus

– Arch of Hadrian & Temple of Olympian Zeus

– Panathenaic Stadium

And not far from the centre two definite musts are:

Ancient Eleusis & The Museum in Elefsina

Temple of Poseidon in Sounio

Abstract of The Temple of Poseidon © Nicholas V. K.
Abstract of The Temple of Poseidon framed print by INAOSSIEN Art!
© Nicholas V. K

Enjoy Athens!