The ruins of Kerameikos lie quietly to the northwest of the Acropolis and Agora in Athens. Although there are no large artifacts and it is hard to tell at first glance, it is in fact an ancient cemetery dating back to the third millennium B.C. In the marshy area along the Eridanos River, there are grave marker carvings from various periods and the remains of a city wall and a gateway built in the 5th century B.C. Visitors can relax and immerse themselves in the ancient world at this quiet site, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Athens, the capital of Greece, is known as one of the oldest cities in the world. It flourished as a city-state in the 5th century B.C. and became a center of learning and the arts. The Parthenon on the Acropolis and many other historical sites and museums testify to the advanced civilization of the time. The center of the metropolis of Athens is full of fashionable stores and delicious tavernas that will make you want to stay for days.