Start our tour towards the Temple of Zeus. The temple of Olympian Zeus was built by emperor Hadrian who was also a philhellenist (117-132 AC). It was a monumental and really impressive temple dedicated to king of Gods Zeus. It had 104 pillars but only 15 are saved until today. The 16th has dropped on the ground (there are three rows of 8 pillars on the east and west side and two double rows on the long sides). It is built on older temples dedicated to Olympian Zeus. The Ancient Athenians were considering the altars of the Olympeion as the oldest in Athens. To the north of the Olympeion, inside a small park you can see whatever has remained from the propylon, a part of Themistokles' wall and the roman baths.
The Benaki Museum building is a complex architectural group with a fairly eventful history.
Greece at the Benaki Museum is a group of collections comprises many distinct categories totalling more than 40,000 items, illustrating the character of the Greek world through a spectacular historical panorama: from antiquity and the age of Roman domination to the medieval Byzantine period; from the fall of Constantinople (1453) and the centuries of Frankish and Ottoman occupation to the outbreak of the struggle for independence in 1821; and from the formation of the modern state of Greece (1830) down to 1922, the year in which the Asia Minor disaster took place
After visiting the museum we will board on the bus to reach the funicular. The funicular departs every half an hour and the ride lasts 5 minutes per way. Lycabettus Hill is the the highest point of Athens with the most breathtaking view of the city of Athens. At 277 meters (908 feet) above sea level, the hill is the highest point in the city that surrounds it. Pine trees cover its base, and at its peak are the 19th century Chapel of St. George, a theatre, and a restaurant/cafe.