Athens City Tour

Sightseeing a City where Democracy was born, centuries ago

Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece.

Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world's oldest cities, as its recorded history spans around 3,500 years.
Classical Athens was a powerful city-state. A center for the arts,learning and philosophy,home of Plato's Academy and Aristotel's Lyceum,it is widely reffered to as the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy,largely due to the impact of its cultural and political achievements during the 5th and 4th centuries BC on the rest of then knows European continent.
The establishment of Athens as a city dates back to mythological times. The city's history is still evident throughout Athens in the form of many Ancient,Roman,Byzantine and modern monuments.
Today's capital integrates the ancient and medieval history into the contemporary era.
Monuments can be found all around the city center,side by side with contemporary constructions such as buildings, roads and train station.

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