Greece, a beautiful country in Europe which is known for its rich ancient history and lots of tourist places. People across the world go there to see the spectacular sceneries. So if a student gets a chance to pursue his higher studies in Greece then he should visit all the tourist places during his study. It gives an outer perspective and creates a new vibe among them. Our Sr. Admission Process Executive, Ms. Krimi Shah has mentioned 10 best places to visit in Greece in her blog.
Enjoy the blog through the words of Ms. Shah
There are so many things to explore in Greece that even if your studies will be finished, the number of places that you should surely visit may be missed out. Along with providing higher quality education, Greece has stored lots of other curriculum activities as well as rich historical places that one will surely want to visit. If you choose to study in Athens, the Capital you have lots of other places outside the city that are magnificent.
1. Explore Ancient History
Greece, being a place of ancient history has lots of places where you can relive history. While studying in Greece, you may visit Acropolis, Parthenon, Plaka, Mount Lycabettus, Herod Atticus Odeon, Ancient Agora of Athens where you can feel surrounded by Ancient History of Greek Mythology.
2. The Greek Islands won't fail to surprise you
There are many beautiful Islands of Greek that surely won't fail to amaze you with their amazing scenic beauty. Enjoy delicious Seafood, unique beaches along with mesmerizing sunsets in Paros or you can visit Milos with amazing moonscape beaches or you may explore Crete with wonderful pink sand beaches, deep valleys, adventurous water activities and also explore Cave of Zeus or you may visit the most popular Island Santorini with it charming white and blue buildings of Oia
3. Don't miss out the Greek cuisine
If you are a foodie, then Greece is the best spot for you to dive in the authentic Greek dishes. You may enjoy the mouth-watering gyros to baklava to other Greek dishes. If you are a lover of seafood then you can't miss out Lavraki, Calamari, etc. Also, the Greek cuisines have different dishes for Pasta lovers such as Kritharaki, Pastitsio and many more. You may also check out traditional Greek dishes such as souvlaki, Moussaka, Stifado . Summing up, Greek cuisines have a lot of amazing dishes for their persons who have a special corner for food in their heart.
4. What could be more beautiful than ancient temples?
Greece has lots of ancient temples as well as the ruins of temples. For the students who are curious about ancient Greek History, Greece has so many places where you can surely plan out your weekends. From Cape Sounion to Greece's second most famous archaeological site Delphi to The Temple of Olympian Zeus, which used to be the largest temple is Athens to the Temple of Demeter, Greece has so many places where you can get indulged in Greek history.
6. Add Ancient Theatre on your list
You surely can't forget to add Epidaurus on your list if you are in Greece. The place is also in the list of Unesco's World Heritage. Being built in the 4th Century, Epidaurus is still used for antique Greek plays during the festival of Epidaurus.
7. Dive in Mysterious Lake Vouliagmeni
Students can also visit a mysterious Lake which is near Athens. It is a hidden treasure of Attica's nature with brackish waters and rich with minerals and salts. Swimming in Lake will surely give you a holistic experience and also stimulate the energy of the swimmers.
8. Climb up the Castles
There are dozens of Castles when it comes to Greece. Starting from Agios Georgios Castle, Arkessini Castle, Castle of Mytilene to Fyli Castle to Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes to Castle Of Naxos to many more you can discover Greek history in every brick of the castles. Each Castle will surely narrate stories about ancient struggles and war.
9. Witness the place where Olympics originated
Situated in Peloponnese, Olympia Archaeological Site is considered the birthplace of Ancient Olympic Games. There you will be able to find ruins of temples which are dedicated to Greek God Zeus and Hera. Even today before every opening of the Modern Olympic Games, the Lighting Ceremony of the Olympic flame takes place.
10. Plan a perfect road trip at The Meteora
If you had a busy weekend and you are planning for a road trip, then The Meteora is the best place for you. It is around 5 hours’ drive from the Capital. The Meteora means "rocks suspended in the Air". The rock formation is due to the erosion of an ancient inland sea. The impressive part of the same is that the monasteries were built on the top of the rocks which are accessible even today. The Monastery of Great Meteoron is the largest of all other monasteries.
We hope you like the blog written by Ms. Shah. Along with all these places, Greece has lots of many other places that students should surely add on their list. To get more information about Greece you may visit Edugo Abroad. Edugo Abroad is one of the Study Abroad consultant in India with strong contact with Greek universities. Our personal support team helps students to select the best institute.