A visit to Athens is like making history come to life.
The Greek capital and the country's largest city attracts millions of tourists per year to savor more than 3000 years of history and culture.
That culture is best captured by Athen's mix of architecture, which ranges from Greco-Roman, neo-classical, to modern. That range of architectural style is also represented by the hotels spread across Athens, allowing visitors to take in a city central to Greece's economic, financial, industrial, political and cultural life.
It is a city that caters well to tourists who want to take in its' mix of culture and history and Booked.net has many options to place you in the heart of Athens.
For example, tourists flocking to historic Syntagma Square will find Athens hotels in our comprehensive list on-line. We provide detailed information on hotels in Athens with photos, maps and secure reservation forms at prices less than the hotel rack rates.
Choose a cheap hotel or a deluxe hotel overlooking the famous Acropolis, Ancient Agora or Temple of Zeus with Booked.net.
The classical ruins of the city are the best reminder of its heritage. Ancient monuments include the key landmark The Parthenon. The remains of a succession of imperial powers, from the Romans, Byzantine and Ottoman empires can still be found.
The National Archaeological Museum holds the largest collection of ancient, or classical Greek artifacts in the world.
But, more recent history has produced attractions that are equally as impressive including:
- The National Library of Greece
- Athens University
- The Academy of Athens
Sport is also part of the city's culture Athens was home to the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 an honor the city held again in 2004.
A must-see destination for centuries, Booked.net can make your stay memorable.