Appearing to be a mansion, the beauty of the Byzantine and Christian Museum will take your breath away. It is one of the most insightful places to visit in Athens. Byzantine icons which include the paintings and decorations can be found in this museum.Preserving 1700 years of art and architecture of Byzantine, it possesses a rich collection of objects from Cyprus, Balkans, Greece, Russia etc. It is also home to numerous frescoes, fabrics and inscriptions from the churches.
The monument owes its name to its dedication to Philopappos, who was the prince of Commagene. Also known as the ‘Hill of Muses’ it's a favourite spot among the tourists where people go for relaxing or taking a walk in the pleasant garden.The riveting surroundings will win your heart and this hill also offers magnificent views from the tops. It is also famous for hiking, so if you are looking for some adventure, this is the place that will offer you thrill and excitement.
The quaint little village of Anafiotika is a hidden treasure in the city of Athens and is among the most loved Athens attractions. It is set on a hill and possesses striking Cycladic architectures, white houses with flat roofs and vibrant windows and doors of various colours.Often called the little island, Anafiotiks has some famous Byzantine churches that are worth witnessing. Explore this small oasis of beauty and you can enjoy most spellbinding views from various hills here away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
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