If you happen to be a dog and you were taken to Athens by your human, you won't have trouble making friends: just go to your nearest Ancient Ruins or downtown streets and squares.
Gyros consist of thinly shaved lamb in a pita pocket served together with lettuce, tomato, feta cheese, sometimes onion, and the tzatziki (white sauce made from yogurt and cucumbers) is optional.
Try and learn the language
As the saying goes "It's all Greek to me".
I couldn't make head nor tail of the teamsheet and I know who's playing.
Summer Festivals Athens & Epidaurus
From May to September, there is a wide cultural offer in Athens due to these Festivals. You can find more info and the programme at 39 Panepistimou St (in the arcade)
Learning just a few phrases...
Learning just a few phrases will help you out immensely. Shopkeepers, waiters etc. certainly appreciated my attempts at politeness. Especially when I apologized in Greek for breaking a glass!
HADRIAN'S ARCH At the base of...
HADRIAN'S ARCH At the base of the Mount was the 'City of Hadrian' and this arch defined where the City of Theseus ended and 'all that was Emperor Hadrian's ' began..