Athens- the beautiful city of Greece and the world has numerous reasons to attract all categories of tourists. If you are looking forward for fun or knowledge or leisure time-the city of Athens is very much suited for everything. There are a number of places to visit in Athens which would prove that your trip is worthy in all means. Apart from all these, the historical importance of Athens is matchless and historians find it as a great place to explore and unfold the facts of olden times.
The transportation facilities provided by the tourism authority of Athens is absolutely superb and well structured. The most important factor is that transportation is very much affordable and that adds to your purpose of a budget trip to Athens. Lots of private and authorized bus operators run up and down the Athens carrying tourists all the time. It is hard to find a period or day or a season without tourists in the city of Athens. The tour operators are too vigilant to serve the tourists even during the night time. Night services enable tourists for unique sightseeing during the night time.
The Attica zoological park is one of the important attractions of Athens. It was opened in the year 2000 and it is incredible to witness the number of bird species in this park. More than 270 different species of birds make their homes in this park and Attica zoological park is named as third largest zoological park in the world. Some rare wild animals are also present in this zoological park which includes kangaroos, reptile etc. metro line 3 of the railways make the transportation to the zoological park very easy. Apart from the bird sanctuary and wild animals, the park is constructed with a clear and great vision to arrange all sorts of entertainment for all kinds of people. Attica zoological park at Athens has turned out as one of the best hideouts for families as it had a beautiful garden and children’s park within the zoological park.
The stadium which hosted the first Olympics in the year 1896 is world famous for the same reason. The stadium is commonly known as the “Panathen” stadium. This stadium alone can stand out as a single reason to attract tourists from all over the world to Athens, because of its historical importance. Panathen stadium is located at Ardittos hill in Athens. With a total stadium capacity of 70,000 people, Panathen stadium now hosts all major athletic and sport events. Panathen stadium is opened for tourists all the days, and it can be a wonderful experience to visit and to cherish memories of the very first Olympics.
The concert hall of Athens has attracted countless tourists in the past from all parts of the world. The concert hall is known as “Meragon” and this concert hall is considered as one of the best concert halls in the world. The architectural excellence and space inside the hall is absolutely a treat to watch for tourists. The concert hall is open all days to welcome tourists.