Ancient Greece Travel Guide
Greece is one of the most popular holiday destinations with tourists and holidaymakers from all over the world. Everyone wants to visit this beautiful and magnificent country which still has the traces of ancient Greece left over.
Officially, Greece is known as the Hellenic Republic and it is considered to one of the oldest countries in the world. This is the country famous for personalities like Aristotle, Plato, Socrates and Hercules. The beauty and scenery of the country is unmatched with its numerous islands even mentioned in Homer. Places like Santorini, Crete and Mykonos are places where thousands of tourists throng each year.
Athens is the capital of Greece and it is the most visited place in entire Greece owing to the fact that this is the city where you can imbibe the maximum spirit of ancient Greece. You can visit a number of ancient monuments and places like Acropolis and Parthenon among others. You can also visit the famous Olympus Mountains in the Greek territory of Cyprus. Do not forget to visit the Temple of Apollo in Delphi, the venue of the first Olympic games at Olympia and the perfectly preserved 4th century amphitheater of Epidaurus.
If you want to experience ancient Greece, then Athens is the city for you. There are still many undiscovered ruins that lie underground. But what is visible, will surely keep you in wondrous awe. Everywhere there are reminders of the golden age when ancient Greece gave birth to western civilization and spawned the some of the greatest philosophers, artists, poets, healers, warriors and scientists of the ancient world.
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