Athens, the capital of Greece today, was one of the most important city states of the ancient world. Civilization flourished here, especially during the "Golden Age of Pericles", and here today one can find the remains of some of the most important monuments of the world. Apart from the one and only Parthenon, one can see several other archaeological sites and museums which display artifacts from different periods of time. But as one can expect, there are so many more things to see in such a big city. Here you will find the most important attractions of Athens.