Find Rental Cars in Athens, Greece
Book cheap Athens car rentals and enjoy the freedom to roam. Envision driving along a winding road, windows rolled down, leisurely passing scenic areas or popular attractions in comfortable rental cars in Athens. Take the road less traveled, and discover more about the city surroundings using car rentals in Athens!
National Archaeological Museum
The National Archaeological Museum is one of the most significant museum in the world and the largest in Greece. The museum was established with the aim to secure the 19th century excavations (from the Attica region & other parts of the country). At present findings from different era of Greek history are housed here. The collection of the museum comprises more than 11,000 exhibits. Through its elaborate collection it becomes easy for visitors to have an inside view of the Greek Civilization starting from the prehistoric age. The building is a neoclassical structure built during the late 19th century.
Museum of Cycladic Art
In January 1986, the Museum of Cycladic Art opened its doors for the public and today it has become a living institution in Athens. Various exhibitions are organized in the museum showcasing archaeology and contemporary art. Apart from this several educational programs, creative activities for children & families, lectures, one-day conferences, seminars, and other events are also held here from time-to-time. At present, visitors can see the permanent collection of the museum in its galleries under Cycladic Art, Ancient Greek Art, and Ancient Cypriot Art.
Open-Air Cinemas or Summer Cinemas are an important part of summer nights in Athens. If you plan to visit the city in between May - September, then do grab the opportunity to watch a movie in any of several summer open-air cinemas. Spending an evening in a true Athenian style will be a joy in itself. Majority of these cinemas are small gardens surrounded with bougainvillea flowers and jasmine trees. From June to September, the open-air film festival is also held in the city. During the festival some of the most beautiful locations in Athens are suddenly converted into open-air movie theaters. And nothing can be more relaxing than enjoying a movie and sipping a cold drink under the dazzling stars!
Greek National Opera
The Greek National Opera is the only opera house in Greece. Since 1940s, it has been hosting various events including operas, ballets, musical recitals, and more.