Academy of Athens

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About Academy of Athens

Step into the realm of wisdom at the Academy of Athens, Greece's premier research institution and a modern-day homage to Plato’s ancient academy. With its majestic neoclassical architecture, this institution isn't just a hub for academic pursuits; it's a breathtaking landmark that captures the essence of Greek intellectual legacy. Wander through its halls adorned with statues of Greek philosophers and scientists, each telling a story of Greece’s rich contribution to the world of knowledge and ideas.

Best Time/Season to Visit:
The Academy of Athens is a fascinating visit any time of the year, but to see it in its full scholarly buzz, drop by during the academic year (October to May). For those interested in quieter exploration, the summer months offer a more tranquil experience, perfect for taking in the architectural beauty without the crowds.