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National Archaeological Museum

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Herod Atticus Odeon

Both National Archaeological Museum and Herod Atticus Odeon are recommended by writers. Overall, National Archaeological Museum is the choice of most professionals compared to Herod Atticus Odeon. National Archaeological Museum comes in at 97 with recommendations from 9 reviews including Lonely Planet, Frommer's and Let's Go.

Both National Archaeological Museum and Herod Atticus Odeon are recommended by writers. Overall, National Archaeological Museum is the choice of most professionals compared to Herod Atticus Odeon. National Archaeological Museum comes in at 97 with recommendations from 9 reviews including Lonely Planet, Frommer's and Let's Go.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in Athens
location

Patission 44, Athens 10682, Greece

endorsements
  • 9 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    If you're traveling to Athens because you're interested in the ancient sites, this is a must see place. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Artistic highlights from every period of its ancient civilization, from Neolithic to Roman times, make this a treasure trove beyond compare. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Most people head straight into the Mycenaean gallery, with its stunning gold masks, cups, dishes, and jewelry unearthed from the site of Mycenae by Heinrich Schliemann in 1876. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    One of the world’s most important museums, the National Archaeological Museum houses the world's finest collection of Greek antiquities. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    Lavrio's small archaeological museum holds finds from the area, some dating to 5000 BC. Full Review →

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87
#6 in Athens

Odos Dionissiou Areopayitou, Athens, Greece

  • 6 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    An ancient showplace for a modern play. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's

    Hauntingly beautiful, this ancient theater was built in AD 160 by the affluent Herodes Atticus in memory of his wife, Regilla. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    Herodes Atticus, a wealthy 2nd-century-A.D. philhellene, built the Odeion -- also known as the Odeum or Irodio (Music Hall). Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    Excavated in 1857–58 and completely restored... performances of drama, music and dance are held here during the Athens Festival. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 53

    Completed in 161 B.C. this odeon bears the name of a rich Greek administrator of Roman origin who had it built in memory of his wife. Full Review →

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