Athens is the capital of Greece. It was also at the heart of Ancient Greece, a powerful civilization and empire. Athens is one of the world’s oldest cities. It’s recorded history spanning around 3.400 years.
Located on Panepistimiou Street, the old campus of the University of Athens, the National Library, and the Athens Academy form the “Athens Trilogy” built in the mid-19th century. The largest and oldest university in Athens is the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
The city is a world centre of archaeological research. Alongside national academic institutions, such as the Athens University and the Archaeological Society.