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Things to do and see in Athens

At the NJV Athens Plaza Hotel, we are excited to tell you about what you can see and do in the city of Athens. If you are looking for things to do in Athens, look no further. There are many places to visit and Athens is full of attractions to explore including museums, cultural centers, historic landmarks and archaeological sites. Because of the NJV Athens Plaza prominent location in Syntagma Square in the city center of Athens, our guests have the advantage of being close to all of the action of the city. Visit the Sacred Rock of Athens, known as Acropolis; see the Kallimarmaron Stadium where the first Olympic Games were held, or stroll through famous museums like the Acropolis Museum and the National Archaeological Museum, both within walking distance from the hotel.

Acropolis Museum
Kallimarmaron Stadium Athens
Acropolis Athens View
The Temple Of Olympian Zeus Athens
Arch Of Hadrian Athens


Guests staying at the NJV Athens Plaza can explore the city during their stay with us and visit cultural centers for historic information. There are many printed guides and online websites available to provide guests with information on sightseeing in Athens.

Because of our excellent central location, our guests have access to the best places and venues in the city. Guests can enjoy movie theatres, galleries, museums, concert halls, exhibitions, bars, clubs, restaurants and a variety of excursions that engage travelers with adventure and exploration.

Popular commercial hubs to visit include Kifisia, one of the richest northern suburbs of Athens, Glyfada, Piraeus, and the center hub, downtown. All of these hubs offer boutique shops, markets, jewelry stores and outlet malls while down town Athens, close to our Hotel, you will find ideal places to do shopping in Athens and you will always be able to find what you desire.

If our guests are looking for fun and entertainment outside the downtown area of Syntagma Square, famous DJs come from across the globe to perform on special theme nights at massive clubs in Glyfada. For our guests that adore the beach, Athens coastline, easily accessible by trams, is the perfect place for basking in the sun and swimming during the busy summer months.

The best way to get around the city is to first purchase a map of the city, in print or electronic form. These maps usually have references for what to see and do in Athens, as well as provide interesting historical information such as how the city got its privileged name.


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