Just take a camera, we took around 300 photos. We spent about a hour. The National Historical Museum at Athens, focuses on the past couple of centuries, it's lots of historical weapons - , guns and canons like. It's in ruins of course but you can imagine hiking in from neighboring villages to see the city of Athens, passing under the eye of the archers - spine-tingling history through the huge gates. The theater and the ruins about it are only a few metres over the entry, and then up the big hill you go. Think domestic flight. With the frequent currency and EU there are none of the usual expectations of"international boundaries". This area will cause you to stop and think about what that might have been like if you've heard about Daniel and the Lions, or about Romans throwing people to the lions.
Plenty of people get turned off, guided to purchase shawls/scarves from a shop about 500m away - convenient! One for those who need to buy tickets and also one for those (like you, if you moved into Palatine Hill first) who already have them. I doubt the garments were really worth that much, weekly it would have been more expensive to purchase new clothing! We realised it would need to be when the kids were old enough to remember, however, young enough to not affect schooling much - therefore, 2005 at the oldest at the latest. Our children were free since we come from NZ and I had my driver's license to show. It was EUR6 each in 2006 and also the children were free. It was EUR12 each in 2006 (kids free again) and it was air conditioned. Astonishingly, our children had a great time the aircon was excellent. It had a little alcove space for the kids, a bathroom and a bedroom for us.
Our room was a household room. So, be confident that you have on before you start the descent into Athens light clothes, as it is a nightmare trying to acquire a family in and out of their restrooms to change clothing once you land. Rome is sexy and there's not smoking there. The most peculiar thing about Athens, for non-smokers, is of the smoking. They smoke. If you're blessed that the restaurants have a no smoking area but it's not separate! You can observe the area before they were sent up to the stadium to fight where they kept the gladiators and the lions. Ensure you can stop, rewind, fast forward or stop what it is you are currently watching. See the Castel Sant' Angelo then walk to the Vatican City - starting with St Peter's Square - where there are plenty of statues, fountains, individuals and St Peter's Basilica. Not very big but a lot of a cabinet and drawers. Lots of flavours.
Every gelateria has some flavours. Head up to the Palatine Hill to Receive your tickets. The ticket at the Palatine hill had about 5 people in front of us when we went there (the ticket puts us to both areas and the museum at the Palatino as well). It was where they buried heroes and significant individuals. We have a tram from Syntagma Square, it required about 3/4 hour to get to the local beach. Tania and that I have never got around to it. Get your body in sync with times that are neighborhood whenever possible: attempt to consume in the regional times that are ideal. Just take a deep breath and also comply with local habit! We would blow all our vacation money on short (or neighborhood ) excursions and never have sufficient money or time left for the significant OE. There is a cafeteria, that is expensive and will not have much choice.
Exit from the main entrance of the Acropolis and undergo the Ancient Agora (where there has been a market in the century BC to get 1200 years). This was the marketplace out of 1st century AD before the 19th century. You go there first because the queue to get into the Colosseum is huge. But we knew one day we would get around to it and adore travelling. The custom is to throw in a coin, so to make sure you return to Rome one day. Tired of the hotel costs for laundry - that our resort desired roughly EUR5 to wash 1 shirt, or pants, that would have worked out to become for one wash over EUR100. We then just walked out. Price EUR12 for the lot. There's a lot of whistle blowing , because hot-and-bothered tourists don't read the signals. No passport control small planes , no customs, no stamps in the passport were there.
We decided to work with a Laundromat. We found a jar of water was 0.50c plus a sizable 1lt one had been EUR1. You'll be grateful because you'll go through it that water is cheap. Lots of hotel lifts (elevators) will hardly fit you and your luggage in. It has carvings and pictures . Alcoves anyplace, paintings on the walls and ceilings and gold trimmings on the ceilings and walls. There is gelato anyplace, and it's great. The views from the top are excellent during the day, and I am sure would be fantastic at night. All the indications are in English and Greek and also the station announcements are well. Most places are friendly and have. They are restoring a few areas. After a lengthy scale - 20-40 minutes depending on your fitness level, you get to the top. Different to other areas we've been around. Don't just grab the ticket you see to your destination!