Athens – The Erasmus+ Experience

ATHENS

Athens Erasmus Plus – The capital of Greece is a popular destination throughout the year. Visitors from all over the world choose Greece in order to discover both ancient and modern Athens.

Sights of Athens

During your stay in Athens for the Erasmus+ educational purposes, you should not miss the opportunity of sightseeing. Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world, and specifically the birthplace of Democracy. Each path leads to a piece of History!

THE PARTHENON

THE PARTHENON

The Parthenon – Built between 447 and 438 BC, dedicated by the Athenians to Athena Parthenos, the patron of their city, is the most magnificent creation of Athenian democracy at the height of its power. It is also the finest monument on the Acropolis in terms of both conception and execution.

ACROPOLIS MUSEUM

ACROPOLIS MUSEUM

Acropolis Museum – The new Acropolis Museum has a total area of 25,000 square meters, with exhibition space of over 14,000 square meters, ten times more than that of the old museum on the Hill of the Acropolis. The Museum offers all the amenities expected in an international museum of the 21st century.

PLAKA

PLAKA

Plaka – In the shadow of the Acropolis and its ancient temples, hillside Plaka is formatted by narrow cobblestone streets and small shops selling jewelry, clothes and local products.

ANCIENT AGORA

ANCIENT AGORA

Ancient Agora – The ancient Agora of Athens is the best-known example of an ancient Greek agora, located to the northwest of the Acropolis. It is bounded on the south by the hill of the Areopagus and on the west by the hill known as the Agoraios Kolonos, also called Market Hill.

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