Greece as a country overwhelms you with its history and culture. The cuisine and the landscapes draw tourists from all over the world. It has several historical sites, and we suggest you a few places that you should not miss on your visit to Greece.
Athena: Athens is a confluence of Greece’s history and modernity. The major attraction in the city is the Acropolis of Athens. An ancient citadel is having remains of several old buildings. Parthenon is the most significant one here followed by Agora. Agora was the antique open-air market of Athens. Syntagma Square is the city, and Plaka is a historical neighborhood of Athens. Also, visit the Greek temple of Poseidon, who was considered the ‘god of the sea’ in ancient Greek mythology.
Olympia: From here did the Olympic Games started. This archaeological site is full of ancient Greek history. Visit here to feel how the Olympic Games began here. Besides, here is the Altis having the masterpieces of the ancient Greek world. Here apart from the temples you will find the ruins of the old stadium where it all began. The statue of Zeus in the temple was regarded as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
Rhodes Island: It is an ancient island in Greece with beautiful shores. History lies scattered here in the form ancient sites like the Temple of Apollo, Acropolis of Rhodes, and the Acropolis of Lindos.
Apart from the heritage, Rhodes Island has many other activities to offer. Great nightlife with clubs, restaurants and cafes, the island is also famous for the romantic Old Town. The best-preserved Medieval towns of Europe, the walls, the impressive castle and stone mansions are worthy of a visit.
Apart from these attractions, do include places like Meteora, Corfu Museums, the ancient city of Corinth and the Cave of the Apocalypse in your itinerary.
Your vacation to Greece will be an ideal mix of experiencing the ancient Greek culture along with a vibrant nightlife. Timely bookings through United Airlines Reservations will get you new United Airlines Deals.