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Thousands of years of classical elegance
The main attraction in Athens, is, naturally, the Acropolis, which tops the list of the city’s sights. To take in most ancient landmarks, trace the circuit from the Temple of Zeus to Thisseio – ground that can pleasantly be covered in a day. But there’s more to Athens, from Byzantine churches and beaches to modern landmarks like the Olympic Stadium to the city’s north. The main Athens attractions can be covered in a day; if you’re staying for more than three, then flesh out your itinerary with day trips.