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

Pnyx

Ancient Agora of Athens where you can visit:

  • Stoa of Attalos
  • The Museum of the Ancient Agora
  • Temple of Hephaistos
  • Tholos at the Ancient Agora
  • Bouleuterion at the Ancient Agora
  • Hadrian’s Library and Roman Agora of Athens with the Gate of Athena Archegetis, East Propylon, Fethiye Djami, Agoranomion, The public latrines and Tower of the Winds or the Horologion of Andronikos Kyrrhestes

Kerameikos, with the Archaeological Museum of Kerameikos and the cemetery

Map of Athens © Nicholas V. K.
Map of Athens framed print by INAOSSIEN Art!
© Nicholas V. K.

– 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

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