Athens, the Capital city of Greece and one of the largest is also the oldest city in terms of its civilization roots. Its name is derived from the name of the Greek Goddess, Athena. What we call today as Classical Era was actually started from this city in the 4th & 5th Century BC, it is very evidently reflected in the magnificent historical monuments in and around the city.
Athens is surrounded on its three sides by huge mountains, Mt Ymettos, Mt Parnitha and Mt Pendeli whereas in the city side, there are twelve hills out of which 7 are of great historical importance, we know these hills as Acropolis, Areopagus, Hill of Philopappus, Observatory Hill (Muses Hill), Pnyx, Lycabettus, Tourkovounia (Anchesmus), the Acropolis is a very famous hill as it is well known that the high city of Athens is decked up with Marble Temples of the sacred goddess, Athena, where the God of Music “YAANI” too had his breathtaking concert in the ruins of the temple.
Being a city with a very old classical civilization, Athens is known as the birthplace of Modern Civilization. The city is famous for its Greek Architecture and Mythological Stories of the Famous Gods and Goddess, the best time to visit the city is during spring and late autumn, with the skies in azure blue color it is the best time to experience what the city has to offer at its best.
The other famous sightseeing spots at Athens include the Parthenon, one of the most important and renowned spots of the city. There are several ways to get into the city, via air one can get to the Athens Airport, and then there is also a rail service between Athens and other Greek cities. Hence there are several options to get to the pristine location of Athens and feel the presence and power of the Greek Godly Spirits.