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Athens Pocket Guide

Images Of Athens

For those who haven't been there before, it's hard not to envisage images of ancient sites and temples when thinking of Athens. But since a certain sporting event was held in the Greek capital in 2004, things have changed. This is a modern city. Cool, affordable restaurants abound, as do trendy bars that are buzzing at weekends. Find out what are the coolest ones and much more in our 3-page free pocket guide.


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In The Guide

  • Cheap Eats Discover what's the difference between a 'gyros' and a 'souvlaki'.
  • After Dark Find out what are the Greek capital's coolest bars and where.
  • Don't Miss What else should you not miss apart from the Acropolis? Find out in our guide.
  • Neighbourhood Watch A breakdown of the most interesting neighbourhoods in Athens.

Athens City Reviews

  • 80%

    Anonymous

    Beautiful city!

    I was only there for 1 night but it was a beautiful city! My roommate and I were able to see a lot during that time. We got to see the Acropolis, which I've been dying to see. I used to take art courses and learn about the history and I would have to draw the Parthenon and I couldn't believe that I got to see it! I wish I had enough time to be there longer.

  • 50%

    Anonymous

    History amongst Graffiti

    It was obvious that the Acropolis is Athens treasure because the area is monitored and well kept but the centre city did not reflect that same care. I was told one day in Athens is enough and people were right unless you leave the city.

    Insider Tip:Make sure you see the Acropolis Museum.

  • 100%

    Anonymous

    Best City

    I absolutely love Athens. It is an amazing city. If you love history and archaeology, then it is a must see.

    Insider Tip:Go to a rooftop dinner and Cape Sunion.

  • 70%

    Anonymous

    athens greece

    I found there little to do in greece. Obv the museum amd pantheon are musts while there. You can get some good meals on the streets with a view of the pantheon at night lit up

    Insider Tip:Some shops around offer discounts at friends restauraunt d so take a walk around in the afternooj aswell

  • 80%

    Anonymous

    Nice city

    City is very nice beginning the summer. Found some things a little bit expensive, but is manageable. Just be careful of pickpockets and avoid getting stucked in the middle of people going in/out of the subway.

    Insider Tip:I liked it, if want to visit Greece, Athens is a must be ready for lots of tourists and great food.

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