Map of Attica prefecture: Athens, Piraeus, coast line, +brief info:
Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece (±4.000.000 with suburbs). It is one of the world's oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning over 3,400 years. Classical Athens was a powerful city-state, it is widely referred to as the 'cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy'.
Most important in the city center, on foot or by bus:
Archeological museum / Acropolis and Museum / The Lycabetus hill / Athens bus 'sightseeing' / Visit 'Plaka' down-town with ancient city / Metro Monastiraki and Flea market / National Garden / The Athens Concert Hall (Megaron) / Ancient stadium / Syntagma square and Parliament / Panepistimiou ave / Omonia square / Athenas street.