Planning to travel to Athens? Don't miss these sights!
Atēnu Akropole
Acropolis of Athens

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Acropolis is Athens' most famous attraction, and for good reason. This ancient citadel sits on a hill overlooking the city and houses several ancient temples, including the Parthenon.

Akropoles muzejs

Located at the foot of the Acropolis, the Acropolis Museum houses an extensive collection of ancient artefacts and art from the Acropolis and the surrounding area.

Agora Atēnas
Ancient Agora

The ancient Agora was the centre of public life in ancient Athens, where public performances, meetings, sports and cultural events took place.

Monastiraki tirgus Atēnās
Monastiraki Market

This bustling market is a popular tourist destination for souvenirs, vintage clothing, silverware and other unique household and design items.

Nacionālais Arheoloģijas muzejs Atēnās

Greece's largest and one of the most important museums of ancient Greek art in the world. It has an extensive collection of sculptures, ceramics, jewellery, and other artefacts from ancient Greece.

Likabeta kalns
Mount Lycabettus

If you want to enjoy wonderful views of the city, go to the top of Mount Lycabettus, which rises 300 metres above sea level.
The top can be reached both by hiking and by cable car.

Sintagmas laukums
Syntagma or Constitution Square

Head to the central square of Athens, home to the Greek Parliament building and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier nearby.

Plaka Atēnās

The Plaka is a historic neighbourhood of Athens known for its picturesque streets, traditional architecture and lively cafés and restaurants. Paved pedestrian streets, souvenir shops, Greek music, and hospitality – here you can enjoy the atmosphere of a real Greek village.

Fly to Athens from RIX!

airBaltic and AEGEAN offer regular flights from Riga to Athens

Riches of history and art, sun and nearby beaches, Greek hospitality, bustle, and joy of life – indulge in the magic of Athens!

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