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Athens

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Ruins · History Museums · Architectural Buildings

Popular things to do in Athens

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Hidden gems in Athens

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Side trips from Athens

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Historic Sites in Athens

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Museums in Athens

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Shopping in Athens

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Where to stay in Athens

If you come to Athens for its ancient history, stay in Plaka, a lively neighborhood located within walking distance of the city's major archaeological sites. Although relatively expensive, hotels in this part of town offer spacious rooms, private swimming pools, and rooftop cocktail bars. For less expensive but equally comfortable lodgings, consider boutique hotels and family-run inns in the quiet residential neighborhoods just a short drive south of Plaka. Good rooms fill up early in the season, so plan ahead and book in advance.
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