I have visited Athens twice so far – in November 2008 and in February 2017. And will gladly return anytime. The city centre is a gigantic historical open-air museum with some monuments dating back more than 2500 years. The food is delicious, people are nice and friendly, the sun is shining most of the time and there is always something new to discover. Syntagma, the Constitution square is the main square in Athens with the houses of Parliament, most expensive hotels and a a transport hub.
Syntagma je námestie Ústavy. Nachádza sa tu budova parlamentu, drahé hotely, križovatka dvoch liniek metra a iné. Pokračujte v slovenčine…
Syntagma is often a place for demonstrations. Watch the changing of the guards in front of the parliament building and then continue east to the Lycabettus hill around the museums (Benaki Museum, Museum of Cycladic arts, Byzantine and Christian Museum, War museum and Aristotle’s lyceum are all on the way). The National Archaeological Museum with the masterpieces like the mask of Agamemnon, the Minoan frescoes from Santorini and a good cafe is a bit further. When you will want to change the scenery, hop on the tube towards Pireus or on a tram to Glyfada or Mikrolimano for some seaside adventure.
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