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  • 51. Eleftherios Venizelos Airport

    Exhausted from your Greek adventures and facing a night-time layover at Athens airport? Most people try to catch some shut-eye. But the seats in the downstairs part of the airport are metal and very...

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  • 52. Hadrian's Library

    Hadrian's Library, close to Monastiraki Square. The statue of Athena Nike (aka The Headless Nike) standing on an orb was found in the 1980s, I've read somewhere that it was discovered in the...

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  • 53. War Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    War Museum was one of the first museums I visited in Athens back in 1985! Not really my favorite museum but it brings back sweet memories, I remember some of the planes (pic 1) that you can still see...

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  • 54. Klafthmonos Square

    Klafthmonos square is one of the central square located at Stadiou street. At the corner of the square (at 7 Paparigopulou str) you can visit the Athens city museum(this was for a small period the...

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  • 55. Street Dogs And Cats

    Dogs are everywhere in Athens. In several days in Athens I already noticed that these dogs behave like people, and I felt that if they would talk I could have an answers to many questions about the...

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  • 56. Fethiye Mosque

    The Fethiye Mosque (Greek: Φετιχιέ τζαμί; Turkish: Fethiye Camii, Since then it was used mostly as a storage place for various finds from...

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  • 57. Attica Zoological Park

    The Attica Zoo Park is in short distance (20 minutes drive) from Nea Makri and the hotel we stay. I never expected it to be that big in the first place. To be honest every time I hear of Zoos the...

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  • 58. Metro

    Please, avoid Athens. This is a city of burglars. The same happened to me: "A group of men jumped on and crushed up making us feel extremely uncomfortable. It was so worrying we tried to leave at a...

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  • 59. National History Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    National historical museum or the old parliament (1875-1935) was built in 1835 by Queen Amalia.The museum includes a rich collection from the fall of Constantinople,war of independence...

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  • 60. Aiolou street

    Aiolou street is a central (mostly pedestrian) street in the city center. During the Ottoman occupation was named Aioliki odos after the god of wind Aiolos, the reason was that the starting point of...

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  • 61. Old Parliament Building

    Παλαιά Βουλή or the old parliament is located in the center of Athens, not too far from the new parliament. Nowadays it hosts the national museum...

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  • 62. Megaro Moussikis – Concert Hall

    Athens concert hall is consider one of the best culture centres in Europe .Operated since 1991 and welcome culture music,artist and composers. Seperated in 7 levels someone can look at the Friends...

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  • 63. Dionisiou Areopagitou street

    Dionisiou Areopagitou street is probably my favorite pedestrian street in Athens city center. The street is looking towards the Amalias Avenue opposite Adrian’s Arch and connects many of the ancient...

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  • 64. Glyfada

    Glyfada is another southern suburb of Athens with its own beach strip. Glyfada is a home of many Greek millionaires and celebrities. It borders the Hymettus mountain and the Saronic gulf on the south.

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  • 65. Agia Irini-Irene church

    Aiolou street is paraller to Athinas street, worth to walk there if you’re looking for a nice trendy café/bar. The area is usually full of people all day long, early in the day with those that go...

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  • 66. Agia Aikaterini church

    At the east edge of the Plaka near the Hadrian Arch , one street east of the Monument of Lysikratus is the Ayia Ekaterina Church. It was originally built in the 11C but has bee very much redone with...

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  • 67. Marathon - Marathonas

    The artificial Lake of Marathon is a lake created to collect water for the supply of Athens. It's formed by the construction of Marathon Dam at the function of the streams Charadros and Barnabas and a...

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  • 68. Museum of Pavlos and Alexandra Kanellopoulou

    After climbing uphill from the Plaka through Anafiotika towards the acropolis we reached the Kanellopoulos Museum, located in a restored mansion built in 1884. It contains the private collection of...

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  • 69. Athinas street

    Athinas street is an interesting street that you easily walk in 30’ from Monastiraki to Omonoia. First you will notice a lot of shops on both sides but probably the most interesting part will be in...

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  • 70. Observatory-Asteroskopeion

    From the hill of Acropolis you will notice a neoclassical building of the 19th century build up on the hill of the nymphs at Thisio. This cross-in-square building is the first Observatory build in the...

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  • 71. Makrygianni Street and District

    Just outside the Acropolis metro station is Makrygiannis street (which means Long John by the way…). It’s a popular pedestrian street not only because of the metro station but also because it houses...

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  • 72. Ermou Street.

    To truly appreciate the cultural ambience and beauty of Athens one needs to take the time to amble through the streets. One of the best walking tours of Athens is to start at Syntagma Square and walk...

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  • 73. Day Trip To Nafplio

    Nafplion is a charming little town around 150 km south west of Athens. Its almost like a city from a fairy tale. The beautiful houses - flowers blooming from balconies and cafes all around the town...

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  • 74. Church of Agios Eleftherios

    Yes, there's a big cathedral in this square - Plateia Mitropleos, but, "hidden in the shadow" of this small Byzantine gem, who will notice it? Built on the ruins of a still older temple (with stones...

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  • 75. Agia Dynami Church

    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 and around...

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