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Places that can offer a great panoramic view of the city of Athens.
Athens' most popular theme park, and one of the most popular in Greece, Allou Fun Park offers children and adults the opportunity to enjoy some seriously exciting rides. There are rides to suit every age group and thrill threshold, from the serene and relaxing to the eye-poppingly scary. The views over the city of Athens from the top of the panoramic ferries wheel make great photo souvenirs. Children under 10 years of age will do better to go to the…
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It is one of our city`s most popular touristic attractions and one of Athens landmarks. The Panathenaic Stadium is located on the site of an ancient stadium and for many centuries hosted games in which nude male athletes competed (gymnikoi agones) in track events, athletics championships as we would call them today. The stadium was built long before dimensions for athletics venues were standardized, and its track and layout follow the ancient hairpin-like model. It could once seat about 80,000…
The Industrial Gas Museum opened its doors to the public in 2013. The main objective of the Museum is the promotion and protection of the old Athens Gasworks plant, an industrial heritage monument that supplied energy and lighting in the Athens metropolitan area for 130 years. The visit to the Museum includes a museum path with 13 stops in specific areas of the factory. The museum path tour helps the visitor follow the gas production line, admire the mechanical equipment…
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The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) covers an area of 210,000 sqm. Designed by the architectural firm Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW), the SNFCC is a multifunctional urban complex that includes new facilities for the National Library of Greece, the Greek National Opera, and the Stavros Niarchos Park. Renzo Piano envisaged the SNFCC rising out of the ground like a dislodged piece of the earth’s crust. As a result, an artificial hill is constructed and the roof of both…
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This is an ideal place to enjoy a day away from the busy center of Athens. If you carry your supplies you can enjoy a picnic at nature. Mount Ymettos is a long, narrow mountain of 20 km total length while its highest peak reaches 1,026 m.6.4 Km (4.0 miles) away from Syntagma square Highlights of the western part: - The Orthodox Monastery of Kessariani It is believed that the monastery was established in Byzantine times in ca. 1100 as…
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Terrace snack bar

  • Address: 21 Apollonos str. Plaka
  • Working hours: April - October 11:00 in the morning until 1:00 after midnight, November - March 11:00 in the morning until 12:00 midnight.
  • What to expect:

    A roof top bar offering a magnificent view “a breath away” to the Acropolis and the city center. Enjoy your beer or a cup of coffee.

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The first museum was on the Acropolis; it was completed in 1874 and underwent a moderate expansion in the 1950s. However, successive excavations on the Acropolis uncovered many new artifacts which significantly exceeded its original capacity. An additional motivation for the construction of a new museum was that in the past, when Greece made requests for the return of the Parthenon Marbles from the United Kingdom, which acquired the items in a controversial manner, it was suggested by some British…
The National Observatory of Athens (NOA), is housed in a elegant 19th-century building. The Observatory is located at Lofos Nymphon (Nymphs Hill) and it offers a breathtaking panoramic view of Athens. You need to book a ticket in order to join. The stuff will give you a very interesting introduction before going to the big room of the telescope where you can look at the stars and planets. The museumSince 1842, the Sina building has been renovated quite a few…
Lycabettus also known as Lykavittos is a Cretaceous limestone hill in Athens, Greece at 300 meters (908 feet) above sea level and offers a great view of the city. Pine trees cover its base, and at its two peaks are the 19th century Chapel of St. George, a theater, and a restaurant. The hill is a tourist destination and can be ascended by the Lycabettus Funicular, a funicular railway which climbs the hill from a lower terminus at Kolonaki. The…
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The pool located on the hotel’s terrace is quite large. The surrounding area is arranged at multi teak deck levels offering a splendid view of the Acropolis. Cushions, bamboo furniture, sunbeds and plentiful white fabrics fluttering in the breeze are creating an elegant and relaxed atmosphere. Tel: 210 7416 000

  • Address: 2 Kleomenous Str - Kolonaki
  • Working hours: Daily: 09:00 – 20:00
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The hotel is located very close to the National Archaeological Museum, opposite one of the biggest city parks. The pool located on the terrace, is offering a unique view of the treetops creating a green island of serenity. 5 min walking from National Archeological museum and 5 min walking from METRO station – VICTORIA Tel: 210 889 4500

  • Address: 10 Alexandras av.
  • Working hours: Daily: 10.30 – 18:30
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Although this hotel is located a bit away from home, but it is definitely worth! The pool is located on the 21st floor offering the best possible panorama of the entire city and the illusion you are floating in the sky! METRO station PANORMOU Tel: 210 698 9000

  • Address: 43 kifisias av.
  • Working hours: Daily: 10.30 – 19:00
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From this terrace overlooking the city, you can even see Piraeus in the distance! However, the pool is relatively small. Ideal for your evening drink, while city lights make the view spectacular! 5 min walking from National Archeological museum and 5 min walking from Metro station – “Larissa station” Tel: 21 0820 0700  

  • Address: 4 Michael Boda str
  • Working hours: Daily: 09:00 – 19:00
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Large and simple it is located on the 12th floor, offering an amassing view of the city. Metro station OMONIA tel: 210 523 1753  

  • Address: 15 - 19 Panagi tsaldari str
  • Working hours: Daily: 10:00 – 19:00
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A quiet and rather large pool, atmospheric and beautiful, right in the heart of the city, is offering an amassing view. Metro station EVAGELISMOS tel: 210 720 7000

  • Address: 2 Vasileos Alexandrou str.
  • Working hours: Daily: 07:00 – 21:00
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Warm wood and tranquil gray colors are predominant in the hotel’s top floor. In this Acropolis view piscine you can enjoy city swimming in style. Metro station OMONIA tel: 210 524 8511  

  • Address: 26 Sofokleous str
  • Working hours: Daily: 10:00 – 19:00
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