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The main centre for conventions and conferences in Athens, Greece is the Metropolitan Expo. Congressional events and concerts are two types of events held here among the eleven available meeting rooms. Two other major convention centres are well within walking distance to hotels in Athens: the Athens Convention Bureau and City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau. The TravelTrade Athens 2014 conference is scheduled to be held at the City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau.
When searching for a great place to eat in Athens, look no further than The Butcher Shop. It was named Best of Dining in Athens and is a simple tavern that strives to impress true meat lovers. Travellers on a budget can enjoy a traditional Greek or Mediterranean meal at either O Platanos or Diporto, as these are also highly rated by locals and visitors on holidays.
Visitors of Athens, Greece can appreciate low prices on clothing. Many shop owners require the funds to pay bills, payroll and rental of their spaces. This does not leave much room for profit but allows visitors to get great deals. If you are in the market for music or electronics, Public in Syntagma Square is the ideal location.
Two of the biggest points of interest in Athens are the Parthenon and the Acropolis. There is also an Acropolis Museum to visit that serves as a top-rate educational experience on Greek history. Other points of interest include the Athens Festival and Odeon of Herodes. Several upscale Athens hotels are nearby these points of interest.
Several Olympic Games have been held in Athens, Greece including the 1896 Summer Olympics, 2004 Summer Olympics. Athletics are an important part of Greek culture in sport events such as water polo, football, volleyball and wrestling. The home of the Greek National Football Team is Karaiskakis Stadium located in Piraeus. Some great Athens, Greece hotels are well within walking distance to this stadium.