Top 10 tourist attractions in Greece
- Acropolis Museum
- The Parthenon
- Santorini Caldera
- Elia Beach
- Mount Pantokrator
- Navgio Beach
- MV Panagiotis
- Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
1. Acropolis Museum
The Acropolis Museum is located in Athens, Greece. It is an archaeological museum focused on the findings of the archaeological site. The Acropolis Museum is one of the world’s most important archaeological museums with a collection of over 1,500 years old and stunning architecture. It is the home to every artifact found on the rocks and also from the surrounding slopes ranging from the Greek Bronze age to Roman and Byzantine Greece. You can able to find more than 3,000 artifacts from Athenian Acropolis. The Caryatid Statues, Kritios Boy, The Parthenon Pediment, Metopes, and Kore Peplophoros are some of the most famous artifacts in the Acropolis museum.
The is an admission fee to enter The Acropolis Museum. For children and young people who belong to the EU are not required to pay the entrance fee. For the children belonging from other countries will cost €3 ( about $4) from November 1 to 3 march (or) €5 (about $6) from April 1 to October 31.
2. The Parthenon
The Parthenon is located in Athens, Greece. It is a former temple and was dedicated to the goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their patron. It was built in 447 BC with Doric and classical architectural styles and 14 meters tall. The Parthenon was the center of religious life in the powerful Greek City-State of Athens. It withstood Earthquakes, fires, wars, explosions, and many natural disasters. Being the symbol of Athens Democracy it is one of the major tourist attractions in Greece.
There is an admission fee to enter the Pantheon. You will be charged €20 ( about $ 24). You can able to find hotels near the Pantheon which will cost you around €100 ( about $ 120) to € 200 ( about $ 239) based on the luxury of the hotels.
3. Santorini caldera
Santorini caldera is located in the Aegean Sea, Greece. It is a largely submerged caldera and also is a volcanic island group. its spectacular sea-filled volcanic caldera surrounded by steep colorful cliffs gives visitors a beautiful view. You can able to enjoy the beauty of the village and its fields. Santorini is one of the major tourist attractions with millions of visitors annually.
There is an admission fee to enter Santorini. It will cost around $3000 for Solo-traveller and for couples $6050 and for a family of five, it will cost around $10000. To stay in hotels will cost you about $60 to $150 depends on the luxury of the hotels. The pricing will differ according to the seasons.
4. Elia Beach
Beautiful Elia Beach is located in Mykonos, Greece. It is the longest beach located in Mykonos with less commerce in the general area than many other beaches. There on the beach, you can able to find food stalls and bars. Enjoy the place by experiencing the beauty of crystal clear water, sunrise, and sunset in the early morning or evening, Sunbathing, swimming and enjoy the beauty of scenic mountains. You can able to find luxury resorts and restaurants to eat delicious food. Elia Beach is one of the famous tourist attractions in Greece and most of the tourists from other countries enjoy exploring the beach.
On the beach, you can able to find a lot of chairs and umbrella’s for rent. Two chairs and one umbrella will cost around € 50 ( about $ 58). It is one of the best beaches in Greece.
Delos is located on the Island of Delos, Greece. It is an archaeological site in the Aegean Sea’s Cyclades archipelago. it was a major religious center and port during the 1st millennium B.C. The Archaeological Museum displays statues excavated from the site. Delos is one of the major tourist attractions in Greece.
There is an admission fee to enter Delos. For adults, it will cost you around €12 (about $ 14) [ There is a possibility if you take your passport with you, it will be reduced up to €6 ( about $ 7).
Angelokastro is located in Paleokastrites, Greece. It is a castle at the top of the highest peak and considered as one of the most imposing architectural remains in the Ionian Islands along with four other fortifications of Corfu such as Gardiki Castle. The caste was built with Byzantine architectural styles. It is one of the famous tourist attractions in Greece with millions of visitors annually.
There is a small admission fee to enter the spot. You will be charged about 2 euros ( about $3) per head.
7. Mount Pantokrator
Mount Pantokrator is a mountain located in northeastern Corfu, Greece. It is the highest mountain on the island at 906 meters tall. Mount Pantokrator is a popular pilgrim spot for the Transfiguration of Christ Church built in the 17th century. Enjoy the hiking, beauty of the sky, water far away from the mountain, Sunrise, or Sunset in the morning and evening. It is one of the famous tourist attractions in Greece to explore.
8. Navagio Beach
Navagio Beach is located on the coast of Zakynthos in the Ionian Islands of Greece. Navagio Beach was originally known as Agios Georgios. Navagio is one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. Navagio is said to be the home of a famous shipwreck called Panagiotis. You can able to know more about Panagiotis in the below paragraph. Navagio Beach is one of the famous beaches in Greece with tons of daily visitors.
9. MV Panagiotis
The Panagiotis is a shipwreck lying in the white sands located in Zakynthos, Greece. The Panagiotis is a tourist attraction on the north-western side of the island with thousands of visitors each year. To explore the MV Panagiotis. There is a famous story about the shipwreck in Panagiotis. The ship was used for smuggling. When it was making its way from Turkey with goods of cigarettes for Italian Mafia sudden storm arises and the was forcefully curved and this accident took place. You can reach this destination through car or cab. Now it has become one of the major tourist attractions in Greece with tons of international visitors.
10. Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center is located in Kallithea, Greece. It is a complex and home to the urban cultural, educational, and recreational complex and encompasses the National Library of Greece, the Greek National Opera occupying 20 hectares ( about 50 acres) of land. It is one of the famous tourist attractions in Greece to explore.
There is no entry fee to enter the Cultural center. It is worth visiting the place, It will be a new experience in your life.