Attica - tourist attractions (page 2)

markerA Areopagus The Areopagus or Areios Pagos (Ἄρειος Πάγος) is the "Rock of Ares ", north-west of the Acropolis, which in classical times functioned as the high Court of Appeal for criminal and civil cases in Athens. Ares was supposed to have been tried here by the gods for the murder of Poseidon 's son Alirrothio... Areopagus - photo
markerB Choragic Monument of Lysicrates The Choragic Monument of Lysicrates near the Acropolis of Athens was erected by the choregos Lysicrates, a wealthy patron of musical performances in the Theater of Dionysus to commemorate the award of first prize in 335/334 BCE, to one of the performances he had sponsored. The choregos was the spons... Choragic Monument of Lysicrates - photo
markerC Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens Annunciation Cathedral, the Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens, (Καθεδρικός Ναος Ευαγγελισμού της Θεοτόκου) popularly known as the "Mētrópolis", is the cathedral church of the Archbishop of Athens and all Greece. Construction of the Cathedral began on Christmas Day, 1842 with the laying of the corners... Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens - photo
markerD Panathinaiko Stadium The Panathinaiko or Panathenaic Stadium (Παναθηναϊκό στάδιο), also known as the Kallimarmaro (Καλλιμάρμαρο, i.e. the "beautifully marbled"), is an athletic stadium in Athens that hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. Reconstructed from the remains of the ancient Greek stadium, the Panathina... Panathinaiko Stadium - photo
markerE Mount Lycabettus Mount Lycabettus, also known as Lycabettos, Lykabettos or Lykavittos (Λυκαβηττός), is a Cretaceous limestone hill in Athens, Greece. At 277 meters (908 feet) above sea level, the hill is the highest point in the city that surrounds it. Pine trees cover its base, and at its two peaks are the 19th cen... Mount Lycabettus - photo
markerF Kolonaki Square Kolonaki Square (Πλατεία Κολωνακίου), is located in central Athens, Greece. The Square is named after small ancient column in the center of the square and has given its informal name to the surrounding district Kolonaki. The official name of this square is Plateia Filikis Etaireias (Greek: Πλατεία Φ... Kolonaki Square - photo
markerG Zappeion The Zappeion is a building in the National Gardens of Athens in the heart of Athens, Greece. It is generally used for meetings and ceremonies, both official and private. In 1869, the Greek Parliament allocated 80,000 square metres (860,000 sq ft) of public land between the Palace Gardens and the anc... Zappeion - photo
markerH Plaka Pláka (Πλάκα) is the old historical neighborhood of Athens, clustered around the northern and eastern slopes of the Acropolis, and incorporating labyrinthine streets and neoclassical architecture. Plaka is built on top of the residential areas of the ancient town of Athens. It is known as the "Neigh... Plaka - photo

Attica - Tourist attractions