Athens center is easily accessed by metro or by car in approximately 20 minutes or 40 minutes during the peak hours.
From the ancient times until today, the historic center of Athens with the monuments of the Acropolis reflects the origins of civilization and nowadays travels visitors back through the Ages.
The majority of the archaeological sites of the city, including the famous temples of Parthenon and the Erechtheion with the Porch of the Maidens are located on and around the Acropolis hill. On its south slope, in the ancient Theater of Dionysus and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, you can enjoy a performance organized by Athens Festival.
Under the North Slope, you can walk through the Ancient Agora of Thisio and the Roman Agora with the Tower of the Winds, while you can have lunch or dinner in one of the so many restaurants and bars in the most contemporary neighborhoods of Plaka, Monastiraki and Psiri.
In a greater distance of Acropolis, the Temple of Olympian Zeus with Hadrian’s Arch on the east, Kerameikos on the west and the Academy of Plato in an even greater distance, are among the worthvisiting sites of the city.