The Acropolis built in the 5th century BC. on a rocky hill in the center of Athens, it is the top monument of ancient Greece and best describes the grandeur, power and wealth of Athens in its heyday, the "golden age" of Pericles. The main sanctuary of the Acropolis was the Parthenon, an ancient temple dedicated to Athena, the patron goddess of the city, the most iconic example of Doric architecture and one of the wonders of the ancient world.
In addition to the Parthenon, the Acropolis also includes other important monuments, such as the Erechtheion, the Temple of Athena, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Theater of Dionysus and works from the Roman period such as the Conservatory of Herod Atticus. It is a symbol of Athens and one of the most important monuments in the world with over 2 million visitors a year.