10 Things to See in Greece

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Greece is considered as the one of the finest and lovable tourist destinations. Greece comprises of a huge number of islands, monuments, Museums, food, and beaches. Greece is also well known for historical culture and an archaeological area to visit. The most popular locations in Greece that attracts visitors are Athens, Delphi, Santorini and other Museums. World heritage monuments, culture and various different types of sports activities are some of the major attractions for the visitors.

10. Mystras

Mystra, capital of Peloponnesus is a townscape of 13 the century located in Laconia, Greece and established by Guillamue de Villehardouin. Division of Greece by the crusaders leads to many small states, out of which one was Mystras. As time passes, the most of the crowd living in Sparta moves to Mystras. In 1825, a fire in this town completely ended this place. In 2007, the name changed from Mystras to “Archaeological sites of Mystras”.

9. Corfu

Corfu is an island in the Ionian Sea. It is one of the best places for those visitors who love beaches. Corfu is well known by the cultivation of around 2 million olive trees. The fresh food and wine of Corfu at a reasonable price and with high quality definitely needs to be praised. Various other attractions other than beaches are Taverna Agni, Corfu resorts, Mount Pantokrator, Kerkyra town and many more. Corfu tourism session is known to be best in summer i.e. between the months of May and October. Other small popular destinations in Corfu are Kalami Corfu, Kassiopi Corfu, Roda Corfu, Sidari Corfu, Saint Stephanos Corfu, Arilas Corfu, Nissaki and Kaminaki Corfu.

8. Grand Master’s Palace, Rhodes

Rhodes is the capital of Dodecanese. Rhodes is best known for its green valleys and hills, and golden beaches and other cultural sites to visit. Various locations admired by the visitors in Rhodes are Acropolis of Rhodes, Grand Master’s Palace, and Knights Street. The Grand Master’s Place is one of the best tourism attractions and the center of attraction in the city of Rhodes. The Grand Master’s Place was initially built by the Knights of Rhodes but after the rule by Ottoman Empire, used as a command center and fortress. Then this place is captured by the Italians for the King of Italy as a holiday place.

7. Lindos

Lindos, a municipality on the islands of Rhodes is one of the finest places for beach holidays. The acropolis of Lindos is of main concern and the center of attraction. The Acropolis of Lindos gives a complete view of The Hellenistic stoa and staircase, the Doric Temple of Athena Lindia, The Propylaea, and The Greek Orthodox. The white washed cubic houses lying down the hill side in an ordered fashion is one of best view of Lindos.

6. Peloponnese

Peloponnese is an entire peninsula in south Greece. The destinations as the center of attraction of Peloponnese are Olympia, Mycenae and Tiryns, Korinthos, Patras, Saronic, Messene, Mistra, Kalamata. The various regional units involve Arcadia, Argolis, Corinthia, Laconia and many more. Korinthos is the most popular place encountered by the visitors. Korinthos is one of the finest cultural centers with a large number of parks, monuments and museums and other historical sites. The archaeological sites of Korinthos attract the visitors by seaside zone, pedestrian walkway, Perivolakia square, Apostolos Pavlos, and Folkore museum.

5. Delphi

Delphi is an archaeological site in the valley of Phocis. Delphi was earlier considered as the center of the world. Various sites to visit in Delphi include Korykeion Andron, Temple of Apollo, Treasure of Athenians, and Delphic Oracle by Pythia and many others. Delphi theatre is the center of attraction for all the Delphi visitors. This theatre is built in accordance with having a complete view of entire sanctuary and the deep valley and land from the Delphi theatre. This theatre has a capacity of around 5000 viewers or visitors with 35 rows. This theatre is built high above the Temple of Apollo

4. Mykonos

Mykonos Island with a huge area of around 85.5 km is named after the grandson of Apollo. Mykonos is one of the bets tourism attractions. Mykonos is a part of Cyclades which involve Cycladic architecture with a number of white washed houses. Few main center of attraction of Mykonos are the sandy beaches, church of Panayia Paraportiani, Catholic Church, The Town Hall, The Folklore and the Maritime Museums, Little Venice Island. Each and every type of beaches, nude and non –nude is present on the Island of Mykonos and one should also not miss the opportunity of best food in Mykonos.

3. Meteora

Meteora is considered as the holy place for Christians. One of the most beautiful attractions is the “stone forest” with solid rocks. Meteora is located between the villages Kalampaka and Kastraki. Meteora is famous for its six monasteries which were built on the rock stone. These six monasteries are Holy Monasteries of Great Meteoron, founded in the 14th century being the largest monasteries of Meteora, The Holy Monastery of Varlaam, , The Holy Monastery of St. Barbara or Rousanou, founded in the 16th century, , The Holy Monastery of St. Nicholas Anapausas, also founded in the 16th century, , The Holy Monastery of St. Stephen, a small church founded in the 16th century and sixth one as The Monastery of Holy Trinity. These six monasteries are the center of attraction for the visitors.

2. Santorini

Santorini also known as Thira is a group of island of Thira, Palea and NEA. Santorini is considered as one of the romantic valley of Greece and also considered by the visitors as the best wedding destination of Greece. Deep Blue water, seas and beaches with different varieties of sands like red and black are mostly admired by the visitors. Santorini are better known for volcanic eruptions also.

1. Athens, the Acropolis

Athens is the capital of Greece. The most important attraction for the visitors in Athens is Temple of Olympian Zeus, The Nation Archaeological Museum, Benaki Museum, The Numismatic Museum, The Museum of Cycladic Art, and The Acropolis Museum. The Acropolis Museum is considered as the famous tourist attraction. The Acropolis Museum consists of more than 3000 beautiful artifacts. The Acropolis Museum of Athens has won a large number of awards like BGTW ward, AIA award and many more. On the top of Acropolis, there exist a temple known as Parthenon which serves as temple, Church and Mosque.

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