The Parthenon and Erechtheum, Athens, Greece

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Eleftherias Park

Eleftherias Park is located next to the Athens Concert Hall. This is a well hidden area near Vasilissis Sofias Avenue, in front of the Naval Hospital. ...more »

  • Location: Athens Centre
  • Type: Parks and Gardens in Athens

Lykavittos Hill

At a height of 277 metres, Lycavittos Hill is the highest point in the city of Athens. ...more »

  • Location: Athens Centre
  • Type: Parks and Gardens in Athens

Kifissia Park

The Kifissia Park is one of the greatest and most historical parks within the Municipality of Kifissia. ...more »

  • Location: Kifissia
  • Type: Parks and Gardens in Athens

Philopappos Hill

South-West of the Acropolis is Philopappos Hill (The Hill of the Muses) which is 147m (482ft) high and offers fantastic views of Athens and especially the Acropolis. ...more »

  • Location: Koukaki
  • Type: Parks and Gardens in Athens

National Garden

The National Garden is a quiet and green sanctuary of 15.5 hectares in the city center. Located just behind the Parliament Building and the Zappeion. ...more »

  • Location: Athens Centre
  • Type: Parks and Gardens in Athens
  • Tel: +30 210 721 5019

Veikou Park

Veikou Park is an excellent choice for relaxation and relief, and includes outdoor sports facilities and open air cinema. ...more »

  • Location: Galatsi
  • Type: Parks and Gardens in Athens
  • Tel: +30 210 214 3372

Attiko Park

The Attiko Park is located within the borders of three municipalities of Athens and is a great choice for hiking and climbing. ...more »

  • Location: Galatsi
  • Type: Parks and Gardens in Athens

Zappeion Garden

The Garden of Zappeion is a recent extension of the magnificent National Gardens and occupies 83 acres of green areas, patios and courtyards o ...more »

  • Location: Athens Centre
  • Type: Parks and Gardens in Athens
  • Tel: +30 210 322 3509

Diomidous Botanical Garden

A safe haven of lush greenery in the middle of the busy and bustling city of Athens. ...more »

  • Location: Attiki
  • Type: Parks and Gardens in Athens

New Philadelphia Park

The Park of New Philadelphia is a rare, natural resource for recreation, which residents and visitors of the city can visit on a daily basis. ...more »

  • Location: Nea Filadelpheia
  • Type: Parks and Gardens in Athens

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