Athens, part of the greater Attica region, is a city that is made up of multiple and unique districts, all of which offer major attractions and interesting places that should be on any visitor’s must visit or to-do list. Here are just some of the things we suggest you check out to best experience one of Europe’s most historic, culturally-rich and breathtakingly beautiful urban cosmopolitan cities.
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A wide variety of spots of interest can be found in Athens, Attica and Argosaronic islands. Every visitor, any time of the year can enjoy multiple experiences at the everlasting destination. For full list of monuments and sightseeing spots:
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Athens is a metropolis in which the word Culture is synonymous with everyday life. Cultural organisations and cultural multiplexes are vibrant and creative calling Athenians and visitors to be a part.
National Theatre hosts at its various different stages alternating repertory. Enjoying a play, is an ideal opportunity to get to know contemporary Greek theatrical production. Classic and modern plays, experimental or large-scale productions National Theatre promotes theatrical creativity in any form. www.n-t.gr
National Opera was founded in 1940. Presents high standard’ productions of opera, operetta, ballet, opera for children, recitals for Greek and foreign audiences. Every season its productions are impressive, most of them sold out from opening night.
Megaron is an inclusive cultural organisation with various halls and impressive cultural program. Hosts concerts recitals, big classical orchestras, operas, ballet, tributes to well-known Greek and world-famous composers and artists, exhibitions and lectures of international scientists and executives.
Onassis cultural centre made a dynamic entry to Athens cultural map and agenda. Impressive, innovative productions, world-famous artists presenting theatre works, recitals, exhibitions heated on Athens’ artistic scene and audience.
Foundation of awarded director Michael Cacoyannis is a cultural centre of the Performing Acts, particularly theatre and cinema. Apart from hosting director’s archives presents numerous productions, performances, theatre, cinema, modern dance, workshops, master classes and gives assistance and voice to promising young artists.
A cultural organisation whose purpose is research, collection, conservation and promotion of Greek and international film heritage. It hosts interesting film festivals and tributes.
A place of research, innovation, education and culture. Reutilising the old installations of French Mining Company the area is a monument of industrial architecture. Ideal for a walk after visiting Poseidon Temple at Sounio, as it’s just a breath away.