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Famous places in Greece

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Posted: Aug 06, 2010 |Comments: 0


Greece is located in southeastern part of Europe. If you want to see nature from the closest corner of the earth, you must visit Greece. Greece is a place, where you can see a perfect blending of nature and history. All the famous places in Greece bear this significance, which is the main focus for thousands of tourists, who come to visit this beautiful European country. Do you know tourism in Greece is one of the main sources of revenue in this country? You will find every kind of facilities in Greece. According to the statistics, most of the tourists to Greece come from China. Given below are the famous places in Greece:

Main attractions in Greece:

Athens: Athens is the capital and the largest city in the country. This city alone attracts maximum number of tourists every year. Athens, which is also known as the heart of arts and philosophy in the ancient world, has emerged as one of the highlighted places in Europe after 2004 Olympic Games. This city offers some of the greatest museums including The National Archaeological Museum and the Benaki Museum, where the visitors can witness the best of all Greek arts. Another popular sight in Greece, is The Greek temple, has great historical importance, as Phidias built it.

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Corfu: Corfu is one of the most romantic places on earth. This is a must-visit for honeymoon couples. This is a small island, which is located in the Ionian Sea. This island has 217 kilometers long coastline and also has a number of beautiful sea beaches across the coastline. This island has a unique history, which attracts many tourists to the island. If you head towards the Corfu town, you will see amazing Greek architecture. In a nutshell, you can behold history in the architecture of Corfu and some of the brightest examples include the palace of Mon Repos and the City Hall, and Venetian-Roman style architecture.  

Santorini: Santorini is one of the major tourist destinations in Greece. Santorini is a volcanic and circular shaped archipelago, located in the Aegean Sea. It is said that the group of islands were formed by continuous volcanic eruptions. One of the most interesting tourist spots in Santorini is the lagoon, which is located amidst three cliffs. The town of Santorini is also very beautiful, as it is located on one of the cliffs. Kamari and Perissa black sandy beaches also make famous tourist attraction for action lovers.

Rhodes: Rhodes or Colossus of Rhodes is a small island in the eastern part of Greece. This small island is located in the Aegean Sea. This island is famous for historical sites such as the Acropolis of Lindos, Acropolis of Rhodes, the Temple of Apollo, the old town of Rhodes etc. This island is also famous for another reason. Rhodes has a colorful nightlife, so if you are looking for a place, where you can enjoy a vibrant life, Rhodes is the place for you. This island is considered one of the major tourist hot spots in Greece for sites like the Medieval City of Rhodes and the Grand Master’s Palace.

These are some famous places in Greece. Apart from these, there are many places in Greece like Kos, Kefalonia, Crete, and Mykonos, which are worth a visit.

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