Where to go in Greece

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Greece

It is a country located in the southeastern part of the European continent, and the city of Athens is the capital of the country, and the country is located at a strategic point and is a crossroads between the European, Asian, and African continents, bordered on the northeastern side by Turkey, and on the eastern side by the Aegean Sea, and on the western side by the sea Ionian, and the southern side of the Mediterranean.

The country depends on the tourism sector, which constitutes sixteen percent of the total product of the country’s economy, and more than twenty million tourists visit the country throughout the year.

touristical monuments

Acropolis

It is an ancient castle located on the bump of the rock, and contains the remains of many ancient buildings of architectural and historical importance such as the building of the Pantheon, the Archives, Propyla and the Temple of Athena, and the castle became one of the sites of European cultural heritage in the year two thousand and seven.

Acropolis Museum

It is an archaeological museum that contains artifacts, most of which are from the Acropolis, with other pieces dating back to the Bronze, Greek, and Byzantine eras, and its establishment dates back to the year two and three years.

Santorini

It is an island located in the Aegean Sea, and the island contains many attractive tourist sites such as the red beach, windmill, and the mother’s bed, and the most important characteristic of the island is that it contains buildings with a classic style in white.

Mykonos

It is an island located on the western coast of the country, and contains a series of hotels and popular restaurants that serve seafood, and the most prominent attractions are the white church (Paraportiani), music halls and sandy beaches.

Meteora Monasteries

It is one of the largest and most important Greek Orthodox complexes, and it was built on six pillars of sandy rock which are: The Holy Trinity, St. Stephen’s Monastery, St. Nicholas Monastery, St. Brera Monastery and others, and it contains a large group of caves in which humans lived fifty thousand years ago.

Corfu Town

Corfu is located in the Ionian Sea in the part opposite the west coast of the Greek mainland, and it is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the country because the island has Italian architectural planning, as it contains two castles dating back to the sixteenth century, and many old cafes, and are considered The headquarters of the sailing yacht base and the Ionian boats that offer tourist tours in Sarandar and Butrint.

Thessaloniki

It is the second largest city in the country after the capital, Athens, and its foundation dates back to 316 BC. The city overlooks the Aegean Sea and contains many monuments such as the Roman Antiquities, the Byzantine Museum, and the Byzantine Churches.

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