Greece is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. With over sixty inhabited islands, historic sites that span four millennia, idyllic beaches and towering mountain ranges there is a wide variety of tourist attractions in Greece to explore. And despite the debt crisis with credit downgrades and protest by day, Greece as a travel destination is as popular as it has ever been.
Athens showed its jazzy side to the world after the 2004 Olympics. Now the ancient city of Athens is recognized by its modern subways, spotless streets, well-manicured parks, remarkable freeways, and ultra-warm people. The extraordinary melting pot of mythology and modernism, it is a city that boasts of stunning modern architecture as well as striking historical monuments. From the pillars of the Acropolis to the Temple of Zeus, places to visit in Athens, Greece are many in number.