Reasons to Book Cheap Athens Flights
The national capital of Greece, Athens, is the birthplace of classical Greece and Western Civilization. It is one of the world’s oldest cities, states and capitals, and has seen the rise and fall of some of the greatest Greek heroes and empires. Athens of 21st century is a cosmopolitan city that offers a breathtaking view of its glorious past, with its rich cultural heritage and profound theosophical knowledge of yesteryears safe in its core.Acroplois
The Acropolis (meaning ‘the highest point of the city’) is an ancient citadel in Athens. It consists of the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historic significance, central to which is the Parthenon Temple of 5th century BC. It was built and destroyed few times over the course of last millennia but its emblematic identity of ornate Doric columns has remained an eternal constant. Also of note here are the Temple of Athena and an ancient sanctuary called the Erechtheion that has six maidens carved in its ornate pillars.Parthenon
The Parthenon is a former temple and the star attraction of the Acropolis in Athens. Built during 447BC to 438 BC, it is dedicated to the city’s patron goddess Athena. It is the most glorious part of Classical Greece and is epitomized with a stunning mastery over Doric sculptures. Of special note is Parthenon’s east pediment that narrates the birth of Goddess Athena after her father, Zeus’ head was split open by Hephaestus, the god of fire and the forge.National Archaeology Museum
The National Archaeology Museum in Athens is one of the greatest museums of the world. It has remarkable collection of Greek antiquities related to art and history from the Neolithic period. Visitors are often rendered speechless after going through its spectacular collection of nearly 11000 specimens of ancient sculptures, frescoes, pottery, jewelry and other artifacts that have been exclusive to the Hellenistic Nation.