Why Visit Greece?

Why Visit Greece?
Greece is considered to be the birthplace of modern western culture and democracy. Greece is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in art, architecture and history, or for nature enthusiasts. In addition to rich historical offerings, Greece has gorgeous coastlines and mountains.

Acropolis of Athens

The Acropolis of Athens showcases the best of ancient Greek architecture. This famous archeological site offers stunning vistas of the surrounding area and a chance to explore the ruins.

Greek Islands

The Greek Islands are a wonderful place to relax and take in the beauty of Greece's coastline. Mykonos is especially popular for its distinctive architecture and beautiful, clean beaches.

Greek Cuisine

Greek food is healthy and delicious. In fact, the first cookbook ever written was by Archestratos in Greece, in 330 B.C. Greece offers a variety of dining options, from cozy family-owned restaurants to world-class cuisine.

Mountains

If you're a mountain person who enjoys hiking and nature, Greece features one of the world's most gorgeous mountain ranges, the Pindus. The famous Mount Olympus, home of the ancient gods, is also located in Greece.

Greek Art

Art lovers will revel in Greece's 200 museums, offering the opportunity to view unique artifacts, antiques and artworks. Greece is also home to a number of world-class galleries featuring contemporary art.

Article Written By Annie Wang

Based in Chicago, Annie Wang has been writing since 2008. Her work has appeared in World Architecture News and other online publications. She holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and art history from the University of California, Davis.

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