Kastro is the old capital of the island on he East side of the island: it´s a very quiet village which is best known for its very small streets with white-chalked houses. The view on the blue see is... more
Agia Dynami church is one of the most interesting small churches to see in the city center not because it is something special itself but because the Ministry of Education was built upon the church... more
The Church of Panaghia Kapnikarea was founded in the 11th century and built on the ruins of an ancient temple, dedicated to a female goddess.
Most of the paintings inside are from the 20th century,... more
This Mosque stands in front of the Monastiraki Station.
Tzistarakis (or Tsistarakis) was a governor (voivode) of Athens at the middle of the eighteenth century who constructed this Mosque. He brought... more
Santuary of Apollo is main attraction of Delphi, a town 3-4 hours from Athens. Temple of Apollo was built in this sanctuary. At that time, it housed a golden statue of Apollo (but as you can guess,... more
The National Theatre, for which Hadrian’s Library served as a model for the structure of the facade, was built between 1895 and 1901 by the German architect Hernest Ziller. It served as the official... more
The National Museum of athen's contains findings from on the Acropolis, as well as around Athens and the major sites in Greece, including most notably the collection form Mycenae.
We visited the... more
Greater Athens area has about 4,000,000 inhabitants, seems chaotic with numerous 5 or 6 story concrete buildings and heavy traffic but there are so many nice corners you will be surprised. No need for public transport as most of the attractions are in the compact city center, you can easily walk and reach most attractions.
Athens... What to write about this monument of history, a modern city which makes its inhabitants usually to complain, but to love it deeply at the same time (even if sometimes they don't feel it so...
Hm, the truth is that I didnt know where to begin with. We had snow on winter 2008 so it was an opportunity to stay inside and get out only for playing with snow. We are not used of it in Athens.......