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Best things to do in Athen

History Museum
“This dazzling museum at the foot of the Acropolis' southern slope showcases its surviving treasures. The collection covers the Archaic period to the Roman one, but the emphasis is on the Acropolis of the 5th century BC, considered the apotheosis of Greece's artistic achievement. The museum reveals layers of history: ruins are visible in its floor, and, through floor-to-ceiling windows, the Acropolis is always visible above. The surprisingly good-value restaurant has superb views; there’s also a fine museum shop.”
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History Museum
“It is considered one of the greatest museums in the world and contains the richest collection of artifacts from Greek antiquity worldwide”
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Museum
“The Benaki Museum, established and endowed in 1930 by Antonis Benakis in memory of his father Emmanuel Benakis, is housed in the Benakis family mansion in downtown Athens, Greece. The museum houses Greek works of art from the prehistorical to the modern times, an extensive collection of Asian art, hosts periodic exhibitions and maintains a state-of-the-art restoration and conservation workshop. Although the museum initially housed a collection that included Islamic art, Chinese porcelain and exhibits on toys, its 2000 re-opening led to the creation of satellite museums that focused on specific collections, allowing the main museum to focus on Greek culture over the span of the country's history.”
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History Museum
“The Archaeological Museum of Syros is one of the oldest in Greece and is located in the Ermoupolis Town Hall, which is the biggest building in the Center Plaza of Syros. Although not a very rich collection, one may find inside the Museum interesting artifact from prehistoric ages not only from Syros but also from other islands around. If you have seen around the islands in the souvenirs the tall white marbled guy, that's where the original one is. ”
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Kunstmuseum
“The National Museum of Contemporary Art, or 'EMST,' is a work of art itself, housed in an old beer brewery and remodeled as a prime example of post-war Greek modernism. Meander through temporary and permanent exhibitions and take in the setting to feel the pulse of contemporary Greek culture. The museum often hosts international artists and exhibitions as well.”
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Museum
“Benaki Museum's newest building, devoted to contemporary art, with many notable seasonal exhibitions.”
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History Museum
“The Byzantine and Christian Museum (Greek: Βυζαντινό και Χριστιανικό Μουσείο) is situated at Vassilissis Sofias Avenue in Athens, Greece. It was founded in 1914, and houses more than 25,000 exhibits with rare collections of pictures, scriptures, frescoes, pottery, fabrics, manuscripts, and copies of artifacts from the 3rd century AD to the Late Middle Ages. It is one of the most important museums in the world in Byzantine Art. In June 2004, in time for its 90th anniversary and the 2004 Athens Olympics, the museum reopened to the public after an extensive renovation and the addition of another wing.”
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History Museum
“The most modern museum of Athens with remarkable ancient findings , critical for Greece's culture.”
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History Museum
“New Acropolis Museum, museum in Athens, Greece, built to house the archaeological remains of the ancient Acropolis site that were formerly housed in the original Acropolis Museum (first opened in 1876). The New Acropolis Museum opened in June 2009.”
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Museum
“This is another Museum that is very close to the centre of Athens and Syntagma Square! If you like wars and battles, you will love it! There are many unique collections, like uniforms, awards Very well organised exhibition covering all periods of country history and warfare from Alexander the Great to today. Lots of unique exponents, including uniform, awards and decorations, military weapons and equipment etc. You will find halls with animated movies showing the most important events (like the battle of Marathon etc).”
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Museum
“Beautiful collection of ancient coins. I had no idea that coins were so interesting and visually captivating.”
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Planetarium
“It was built in 1902 and it was used for the first time at the eclipse of the sun on 30th August,1905. Tours are taking place for 1.30min at cost of 5euros per person.”
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Museum
“ It is the largest Gallery of the country and is one of the living cells of the cultural movement in Athens. It consists of 117 paintings, recorded in 1878. The Gallery was then enriched by private collections donated by many Greek painters and collectors such as Al. Soutzos and Koutlidis. Do not miss to see: "The Kissing" by N.Lytra, "The Engagement" by N.Gyzi, "The Concert of the Angels" by Dom. Theotokopoulos, "The Deeproix's Greek Kavalaris".”
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Historische Stätte
“A two-floor building, donated by the king of Pergamum Attalus to the city of Athens. It is thought to have been a kind of ancient commercial centre. Get an idea of everyday life in ancient Athens! ”
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History Museum
“The National Historical Museum is housed at the Building of the Old Parliament, at Stadiou street, near Syntagma square. Its exhibits include paintings and engravings, flags and weapons from the national liberation struggles, personal items of historical figures, documents and photographs, domestic items and tools, as well as traditional costumes and works of modern Greek handicraft. They cover the period from the last years before the Fall of Constantinople (15th century) to 1940.”
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Schaubühne
“The Stegi Onassis Cultural Centre — Athens for events (theatre, music, dance events) and exhibitions
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