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Athens Sightseeing with Acropolis Museum
"The Athens half-day tour depart for  a photo stop at Panathinaiko Stadium where the first  Olympic Games took place in 1896. It is the only stadium built out of white marble. Proceed passing by Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus.  You will then pass the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens the Academy of Athens and the National Library. Continue passing by National Garden Hadrian’s Arc St. Paul’s Church Parliament
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Private Walking Tour: National Archaeological Museum
"Syntagma Metro station where your tour begins contains many archaeological exhibits including ancient grave stones an aqueduct from the 5th century BC pottery a 2000-year old beehive and a mosaic from the 5th century AD. See the House of Parliament guarded by elite soldiers known as Evzones. The tomb of the Unknown soldier can be found at the front of the building.Heading down El. Venizelos Street you will see the Numismatic museum comprising 400
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Athens Night Segway Tour
"Meet your local guide in the evening when the Athens’ midday heat has gone and the daytime crowds have dispersed and start your tour with an orientation session to get familiar with your two-wheeled electric self-balancing Segway. Once you feel comfortable begin gliding along quiet streets to the foothills of the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens – the ancient citadel and archeological site that dominates the city.On the northeastern slopes of the Acropolis is the neighborhood of Plaka -- the city’ home to the Ancient Agora of Athens; once the heart of the ancient city
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Map of Athens

Athens is wonderful to walk, even we, Athenians love to do it!The Rough Guide Map of Athens is the only thing you will need to get aroundIt has not only the map of the whole city, but also of Piraeus,...
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EviP
Aug 18, 2013

The Happy Train to see Athens

Time schedule is posted here: http://www.sunshine-express.gr/The train departs from Ermou Street, which is at the bottom of the Square. The departure point is in front of Geniki Bank, across the...
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greekcypriot
Jul 17, 2011

Exarhia area

I ended up in this area while looking for the archeological museum. I stopped at viktoria metro station and Vikrìtoria square reminded me Vittorio square in Rome a very multietnic and easy going...
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xaver
Jun 16, 2011

Famous Greek Singer-Mario Frangoulis

If you have not seen or heard Mario Frangoulis, please have a look at this series of wonderful videos of Athens and Greece with music sung by Mario. on...
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janetanne
Jun 09, 2008

Athens Ghetto

In my opinion, there weren't many other things to do in Athens besides the Acropolis, Acint Agorra, Plaka district and a few of the museums. Many parts of the city are actually quite dirty, and...
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Arial_27
Jul 14, 2005

As beautiful as Postcards

While in Athens, staying along the costal beach is the best way. I stayed within the Palio Faliro & everymorning i was greeted by the most beautiful view of the horizon, sea, beach & sun....
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IrwanAbuShama
Sep 17, 2004

The Streets of Athens

Athens is a very personal city. It is very warm and kind to tourists. There are also very few main roads, so it is an experience in itself just to wonder the streets. Try it if you are in Athens,...
WillAntoniou
Aug 27, 2004

The works are over! The new Athens emerged!

When Athens was awarded the Olympic Games back in 1997 a lot had to be done to fulifil the needs of the world's most demanding project. Dozens of small and big projects have been built since then...
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athenian80
Jul 31, 2004

Walking the Athinas Street

One should not leave Athena without having walked down Athinas Street, that great working class thoroughfare, from Monastiraki to Omonia Square, and by all means do go into the incredible, immense,...
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amsterdam_vallon
Dec 30, 2003

A huge city

As you arrive to Athens by plain, you can realize how huge this city is. It doesn't have tall buildings, but it spreads from the Piraeus port to beyond the horizon with those white suburbian buildings...
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SirRichard
Jun 24, 2003

Athens' congestion

Traffic jams is a situation that you are likely to encounter when visiting Athens.Yet,in August,when Athens is deserted the odds of a traffic jam drop to minimum(the same situation occurs during...
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athenian80
Sep 15, 2002

Street views of Athens

Pictures were taken on a cold sunny january morninig and one at night.they give a feeling of a busy city going about its daily life. street sellers and buskers.
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gwendar
Jan 17, 2014
 
 
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"A Dream Holiday Destination"
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Things to Do Near Athens

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Central Market - Varvakios Agora

It is a great way to spend money on food. Also known as ΔΗΜΟΤΙΚΗ ΑΓΟΡΑ ΑΘΗΝΩΝ, it is located between Omonia and Monastiraki.
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Numismatic Museum

It’s probably the museum that I have passed by more than an other in Athens but it was only November 2015 when I visited for the first time (because a friend that we had a meeting near by told me he...
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Benaki Museum

Benaki Museum is my favourite museum in Athens. Many temporary exhibitions are organized here. Last time we visited the Benaki Museum in April 2010 there were three temporary exhibions: The first one...
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Museum of Cycladic Art

A collection of ancient treasures. The museum consists a wide range of exhibits, ranging from the Cycladic period to ancient Greek period and even a segment on contemporary art work. The contents...
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Jewish Museum

As described on the brochure of the Museum: "The Museum was founded in 1977 to collect, preserve, research and exhibit the material evidence of 2.300 years of Jewish life in Greece.As a historical...
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Tzistarakis Mosque

It is located on Μοναστηράκι and is easily accessible by metro. It was built in 1759 and has no minaret. This is still a problem for the Muslim community of Athens, since this is one of the very few...
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