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Museums in Athens Greece

In Athens Greece, visitors will get the unique chance to see up close some of the most spectacular ancient monuments of the world, as well as numerous history museums. The Acropolis being one of them, is a world famous architectural miracle that attracts millions of visitors each year. The newest addition to the history museums of Athens is the Acropolis Archeological Museum, located right by the homonymous metro station, which offers easy access to many destinations around the city. (Metro: Acropolis Station)

Travelers, except from the Acropolis, will also enjoy the National Archeological Museum, the National Gallery, the History Museum of Athens, as well as the Benaki Museum which is one of the oldest museums in Athens Greece.

The ancient monuments & museums of Athens Greece

The Acropolis is considered one of the most important world heritage ancient monuments. The Parthenon ,which is the actual temple, the Erechtheion, Propylaea and the Temple of Athina Nike, are daily admired by millions of people, who visit the sacred rock, as well as the newly built Acropolis Archeological Museum.

In Athens, visitors will also get the chance to see the Temple of Poseidon, the Ancient Agora, the Kallimarmaron Stadium, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Adrianos Gate and many museums that host findings from the abovementioned sites.

The Acropolis Archaeological Museum

The new Acropolis Museum (www.theacropolismuseum.gr) opened its doors to the public in June of 2009. An exceptional sample of modern architecture, one of the most spectacular Greek history museums, it hosts ancient masterpieces from the sacred rock or from the excavations that took place in the center of Athens, during the construction of the Metro.

The National Archeological Museum of Athens

The Archeological Museum of Athens (www.namuseum.gr) is located in Patission Street and it’s one of the oldest museums in the city. In this museum, visitors will get the chance to see up close priceless collections from several time periods, as well as truly significant ancient monuments. (Metro: Omonoia Station and Trolley: Polytechnio Station)

The Museum of Cycladic Arts

One of the most beautiful museums of Athens is the Museum of Cycladic Arts (www.cycladic.gr), located in Kolonaki which is the most elegant neighborhood of the city center. Two fabulous neoclassical buildings are hosting permanent and periodical collections from the Cycladic and the Cyprian civilization. (Metro: Syntagma Station ~ Trolleys and Buses: Rigilis Station)

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