Athens is the largest city in Greece as well as being one of the world's oldest. It is a city booming with both cultural and political achievements in the fourth and fifth century. It is now a thriving and bustling city, and was ranked the worlds 23rd most richest city in 2008. Its ancient monuments and long history bring thousands of people into the city each year. Along with its sun, Athens is great for those who love things to see and beautiful beaches.
Places Of Interest
The most popular attraction in Athens is said to be the Parthenon, which are the majestical and ancient ruins made from marble. The temple was dedicated to the Greek Goddess Athena and was built in 447 BC. Its perfectly sculptured body still remains and has left many in awe. Another place to visit whilst in Athens is the Acropolis museum, which holds many archaeological findings of the ancient history of Greece. Other ancient ruins like The Temple of Hephaetus and The Acropolis. On your travels try to visit the luxury 'Athens Doctor Fish' foot therapy and day spa or the Hammam baths.
Greek food is very particular. If you love fast food versions of Greek food then you've seen nothing yet. The Greek restaurants in Athens usually consist of grilled meats, especially lamb. Along with using exotic spices to marinate their meats in the Greek often choose wines that go exceptionally well with the food they serve. The dining experience in Athens is said to be wonderful, as in its hottest climates many bistros and restaurants allows diners to eat alfresco (Outside in the open air.)