The ancient history of Athens goes back to more than 5,000 years ago. In the 8th century BC, Athens became the capital of the unified kingdom of Attica. Although most of the houses were made out of mud and straw and the streets were not paved, it was the first place in the world to know and make use of Democracy by the Cleisthenes in the 5th century BC. The city was also an important center for theater and the arts. This ancient history and cultural impact attract several travelers to spend a vacation in Greece.
There is the Kerameikos for example that is usually missed by many tourists who travel to Greece. This ancient site was the center of the production of ceramics in ancient Athens. However, afterwards, the area became an important ancient burial site that dates back to the 5th century BC.
Another important historical site in … Read More