Travel the timeline of Greek history within a few blocks in this cultural neighbourhood, packed with architectural landmarks and museums for every interest.

By Diane Shugart

The Benaki Museum.

Photo: Georgios Makkas

The Byzantine Museum.

Photo: Georgios Makkas

The Presidential Mansion and the Prime Minister’s Office

An evzone stands guard outside the Presidential Mansion.

Photo: Georgios Makkas

The Athens Conservatory.

Photo: Georgios Makkas

The Athens Conservatory

Rizari Park

Rizari Park is the perfect spot to take a quiet moment for yourself.

Photo: Georgios Makkas

The stunning Runner statue, right in front of the Athens Hilton.

Photo: Georgios Makkas

The Runner

The National Garden and Zappeion