Car Rental in Athens
Athens is the capital of Greece that took the name of the Olympian goddess of wisdom, Athena. It is the biggest town of Greece and has a great history of thousands of years. For a big city like Athens the best way to travel around and visit all the monuments is with a rental car.
The highlight of the places you can visit in Athens is Acropolis and the archaelogical sites that surround the area, like Plaka and Anafiotika with many narrow streets that look like a greek island. Thre are many souvenir shops and tourist tavernas that are interspersed with ancient monuments and medieval churches.
The port of the city since ancient times has been Piraeus. Pireaus port is the main departure point for all the famous summer destinations.
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The city is also famous for its nightlife. Athens by night totally transforms. There are many clubs and bars that you can go to but the most famous way of night entertainment is bouzoukia! You can also go to one of the numerous theatres all around Athens that offer a different type of entertainment.
Rent a car and explore the city of Athens and you will be amazed by the culture and the beauty of the capital. By hosting the Olympic Games in 2004 prompted a lot of development, including a new airport, the Athens International Airport, the extension of the metro system, the building of new sports venues, upgrading of hotels, and the formation of a traffic-free promenade.
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The most important monument in Athens is the Acropolis, that is built on the sacred rock of Athens and it is an ancient town. In Acropolis you will find the temple of Parthenon that is dedicated to Athena. On the north side you will find Erechteion temple, also the temple of Athena Niki and the Propylaia, the monumental entrance. Of course you will not miss the museum of Acropolis that was built to keep safe the findings of the rock. Finally, northwest of Acropolis you will find Ancient Agora.
Under Acropolis you can walk in the beautiful narrow streets of Plaka and eat in one of the numerous traditional restaurants or enjoy a cold glass of frappe (the famous coffee of the Greeks) in one of the cafeterias. There are also many museums that you can visit and shops with souvenirs, and jewellery.
A very beautiful part of Plaka is Anafiotika a tiny village that was built based to the Cycladic architecture and for that reason it reminds you a Greek island. Narrow white streets full of flowers and very small picturesque houses with a spectacular view of the city of Athens. You must visit the Archaeological Museum of Greece, which is one of the most important museums of the world where you can see the ancient art. It is located in the centre of the city.
Other places of interest close to Athens are Cape Sounio, a seaside resort 69 km (43 miles) east of Athens, Marathon the area where the battle between the Greeks and the Persians took place, 42 km (26 miles) northeast of Athens and Delfi, an ancient town in an archaeological site.
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Are you about to visit more than one destinations? We suggest Thessaloniki and Preveza .
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Last Updated 2016-05-04