Athens

Greece

Athens Most Famous Attraction

Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world. Athens dates back to 3000 BC. Athens is now a well known attraction cite. One of the attractions in Athens is the Parthenon. The Parthenon is a temple that the people of Athens built to honor the goddess, Athena. (Athens is named after her.) The Parthenon is the most important temple in Athens.

Athens Shaped The Culture We Have Today

Athens is the birthplace of Democracy, Western philosophy and literature, the Olympic Games, Political science, theatre, major mathematical principles, and many more. The Olympic Games in Athens began in 1896.

Athens Fun Facts!

*Athens is the most populated region of Greece but one of the smallest regions in the country.

*Athens is the world's third leading producer of olives. Scientists say that trees from 1200 still produce olives.

*17.5 million people visit Athens a year. That is more than Athens' population.