National Archaeological Museum (Εθνικό Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο) - Things To Do in Athens - LikeALocal Guide

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National Archaeological Museum (Εθνικό Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο)

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Why locals love it

The National Archaeological Museum is the largest museum in Greece and one of the most important in the world. One of the rarest bronze works preserved is the statue of Zeus or Poseidon that was retrieved from the seabed off Cape Artemision on Euboea and depicted either Zeus holding the thunderbolt or Poseidon carrying his trident.

Why you should visit it

The National Archaeological Museum is one of the must see spots in Athens. It houses some of the most important artifacts from a variety of archaeological locations around Greece from prehistory to late antiquity.

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The Thera Room Boxing Children Fresco
The rarest bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon

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