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Combining business & pleasure: things to do in Athens

From ancient history to 21st century culture, from vibrant student neighbourhoods to peaceful aristocratic suburbs, from world-class theatre and opera to local musicians and up-and-coming artists, Athens is a city worth discovering through and through. Most visitors to Athens will stroll through the picturesque streets of Plaka, climb up the Acropolis, watch the changing of the national guard and enjoy a traditional Greek taverna meal under the sun. Life Gallery athens invites guests to experience another side to Athens ,where they will experience the warn embrace of true Greek hospitality, enjoy the city’s vibrant nightlife and discover hidden boutique and shops in lesser-known areas. Explore Athens, and discover its secrets!

Read on for Life Gallery’s suggestions of the best things to do in Athens:

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The Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum
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The downtown & picturesque areas of Plaka, Thisseio, Monastiraki
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The shopping districts of Kolonaki, Glyfada & Kifissia

One of the northern suburbs’ best features is its cosmopolitan shopping scene. From Ralph Lauren and Oscar de la Renta to Folli Follie and Bottega Veneta, luxury boutiques fill the streets whilst three of the city’s most popular shopping centres, The Mall, Avenue and Golden Hall, are all located in the region.

Athens is a city with many suburbs, with unmeasurable treasures both hidden and revealed, with dazzling coastlines, secluded coves and unknown beaches waiting to be discovered. Here are some of the most spectacular beaches in the outskirts of Athens:

Inhabited for over 3,000 years, Athens is a historically rich and culturally vibrant city. The undeniable focal point is the ancient Acropolis, topped with the remains of countless temples, foremost amongst them the Parthenon - that enduring symbol of Western civilisation.