14 Jan Temple of Poseidon Cape Sounio
Cape Sounio is the southern most tip of Athens. It is known for its fabulous sun sets and moon rises and views of the Aegean sea The place is known for its Temple of Poseidon an important monument from the Golden Age of Athens. In Greek mythology the Cape is known as the place where King Aegeas jumped into the sea when he thought his son Thiseas was deceased, therefor creating the Aegean sea. Cape Sounio is the perfect place to watch the sunset on the very last point of Athens.
How to get to Sounio: There are organised tours you can book but it is easy to do it by self. You will need to take the public bus KTEL from the main bus station located on Mavromateon. The area is very easy to find. You take the red line to Omonoia and either walk up past the National Archaeological museum or you get off at the next stop Victoria and from there it is a 5 minute walk to the bus. The trip is around 1,5 hours