Greece has a great tourist potential since ancient times, the trend carried further and an estimated 17.5 million people visit this Southern European country, located on the end of Balkan Peninsula bordering the Ionian Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. Among the European countries it is the most mountainous country. Western and Central Greece has high and steep peaks. Mount Olympus is the highest mountain and the prime attraction of Greece tourism. Greek mythology describes mount Olympus as the home of twelve Olympian Gods. Athens has many things to its credit this bustling capital of Greece is the cradle of civilization. It is the origin of democracy, having many archaeological wonders like the Acropolis designated as world's seventh wonder. The city has seen many ups and downs but still stands with a firm determination. Acropolis of Athens and Daphnis monasteries are remarkable landmarks declared as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, at the basin of Attica almost in the middle of the Greek mainland, between the regions of Sterna Hellas to the north and Peloponnesus to the South West.