LOCATION

Stay in the center of Athens and get acquainted with the sights of the capital. The Acropolis Stay
is in the heart of the historic center of Athens, providing easy access to many different places in the city.

ACROPOLIS

Entering the archaeological site we see the complex of the Propylaea. In front of the right wing is the small temple of Athena Nike. The most important that attracts your view is the Parthenon, a temple made almost entirely of Pentelic marble, dedicated to Athena Parthenos, inside was the gold and ivory statue.

FILOPAPPOU - PNYKA

From the junction of Dionysius Areopagite and St. Paul begins path to the hills of Philopappos & Pnyx. On the way we meet the post-Byzantine church of St. Demetrius Loubardiaris as & traces of the ancient wall of Athens. At the top of the hill is the tomb of Julius Antiochus Filopappos.

SOUTH SLOPE OF ACROPOLIS

On the south slope of the Acropolis is the second organized archaeological site. Dont miss it because here there is the Theater of Dionysus, the largest and oldest city.
In the same place we meet the monument of sponsorship Thrasyllos and the Stoa of Eumenes with successive arches of limestone.

PLATE

The oldest district of Athens today, with its neoclassical houses and narrow cobblestone streets is one of the most tourist due to its proximity to the Acropolis. The central Hadrian Road and surrounding roads and walkways are full of souvenir shops, cafes, taverns and restaurants.

HERODION

By visiting the Acropolis you can not miss the Odeon, the famous Roman Odeon (160 AD) which hosts every summer some of the most important of the Athens Festival performances. It has a semicircle shape, imposing frontage of 28 meters and a capacity of 5 to 6 thousand spectators. It also has excellent acoustic.

NATIONAL GARDEN

The largest green lung of the city center and a favorite of Athenians walking place. The former Royal Garden was designed by the same Queen Amalia & features towering old trees, dense shrubs and creepers, playground, small zoo, pond, children's library and museum botanist.

DIONISIOU AEROPAGITOU

The pedestrian longer Dionysius Areopagite is one of the most beautiful routes for walking, overlooking the Parthenon on one side and the magnificent mansions on the other side . Here is the New Acropolis Museum, which is also interesting, as it has on all levels of casts from the sculptural decoration of the Parthenon.

KALLIMARMARO

One of the most imposing monuments of the city, the Panathenaic Stadium opposite the garden of the Zappeion, & known as "Kallimarmaro", and is made of Pentelic marble. Here hosted the 1896 Olympics, in the revival of the institution. Today is the end point of the Marathon.

ACROPOLIS STAY HOTEL APARTMENTS

Just a few steps from the Acropolis and Plaka, near the new Acropolis Museum, the hotel is located in the heart of Athens' historic center.

OTHER ATTRACTIONS

Theater of Herodes Atticus, Parliament House (guard change), the Presidential Palace, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Observatory, Cathedral, Place of Psirri, Plaka, Ancient & Roman Forum, the gates / library Hadrian, Kerameikos.

MUSEUMS IN ATHENS

Benaki Museum, National History, Archaeological, Cycladic Art, Byzantine, National Art Exhibition, Greek Folk Art, Numismatic Museum of Athens.

THEATERS

Dora Stratou Theater, Philopappou (in summer), Hall-Concert Hall, National Opera, Athens Contemporary Theater, National Theater.

MARKETS

Ancient Agora, history. Interested, Thissio (Stoa of Attalos) history, Hunga, Monastiraki, Ermou, Kolonaki.

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