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Acropolis Museum


In the country that gave birth to Democracy, Philosophy and so many other great concepts, a journey to its secret paths is a journey worth embarking on. Learn more about the different eras in the Athenian ruling, gathering valuable information and at the same time admiring the beauty of the environment. The museum has been awarded multiple times for its contribution to contemporary culture, while visitors enjoy the abundant sunlight from the over-sized windows and the various exhibitions. 

National Archaeological Museum


The first national archaeological museum in Greece was established by prime minister of Greece Ioannis Kapodistrias in Aigina in 1829. Subsequently the archaeological collection was relocated to a number of exhibition places until 1858. The construction of the museum’s current building began in 1866 and was completed in 1889, with funds from the Greek Government, the Greek Archaeological Society and the Society of Mycenae. 

Byzantine & Christian Museum of Athens


Byzantine & Christian Museum of Athens is situated on Vassilissis Sofias Avenue. Founded in 1914, the museum 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 medieval era. It is one of the most important museums in the world, when it comes to Byzantine Art. 

Benaki Museum


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Goulandris Museum of Cycladic Art


The museum was founded in 1986, in order to house the collection of Cycladic and Ancient Greek Art belonging to Nicholas and Dolly Goulandris. Starting in the early 1960s, the couple collected Greek antiquities, with special interest in the prehistoric art from the Cyclades islands of the Aegean Sea. A breath of fresh air from the islands, right in the heart of Athens! 

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center


In a marvelous setting, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center is a masterpiece of contemporary architecture. On site, there is the Stavros Niarchos Park along with the facilities of Greek National Opera and the National Library of Greece. If you are looking for a place bathed in sunshine, where green living is celebrated and there are multiple things to do and admire, then look no further. It is an oasis of ecology in the city of Athens, with stunning views and the opportunity to indulge in both ancient and modern cultural stimulation! 
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