Athens is a historic city and the capital of Greece. Apart from the several iconic landmarks, this oldest city in the world is a vibrant metropolis today with plenty of museums, shopping centres, and luxurious hotels, etc. Places to visit and things to do
- Plaka is one of the oldest localities in Athens. This neighbourhood in Athens retains the old world charm and is spread out with beautiful narrow lanes and several museums. There are several 3-star and budget hotels that are located around Plaka and are close to the Ancient Agora, Acropolis Museum and the Hellenic Parliament. Some of the best resorts in Athens are near Plaka that provides plenty of recreational amenities and sightseeing around the city.
- Psiri is another old neighbourhood in Athens that is popular for its nightlife. There are plenty of art galleries such the Pandora Art Gallery and ‘A.Antonopolou.Art’. Some of the best 3-star and 5-star hotels in Athens are located around Psiri. The Monastiraki Flea Market is close to some of these hotels.
- The Olympos Naoussa and Makaloare some of the affordable dine-outsthat serve the most popular food in Athens known as moussakaand soutzoukakia. The Namaste Indian Restaurant and Indian Chefare are some of the best cheap Indian/veg-friendly restaurants in Athensthat serve authentic dishes such as dal makhani, chana masala, chhole bhature and aloo paratha, among others.
The 5-star hotels near the Athens Airport
offer travellers with all the luxurious amenities such as free Wi-Fi, rejuvenating spa massage therapies, and airport transfers.