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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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Private Tour: Central Athens Highlights Tour by TRIKKE
"Meet your private guide in central Athens at your chosen start time. Then enjoy a safety briefing and training on your Trikke. Put on your helmet and practice on your three-wheeled electric vehicle; it’s fun and easy to ride! Once you feel comfortable follow your guide around the city center and enjoy several stops for photos as you learn about the sights. Feel free to ask as many questions as you wish; the beauty of a private guide is that any commentary is tailored to your interests.On your tour pass Panathenaic Stadium — site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 — as well as the University of Athens National Library and the neoclassical Academy of Athens. Glide through leafy Syntagma Square
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Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Probably most times,this is not a bad way to see a lot of the city and gives you the flexibility to stop for whatever time you want (or not) at various locations in Athens. Be aware that sometimes...
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Varkiza belongs to the Municipallity of Vari situated in northern Attica.It lies approxiamately 2kms south of Vari and about 22kms south of Athens. It is a beautiful suburb of Athens with a sandy...
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Nov 07, 2011


Athens, the capital of Greece and home to the shrine of Democracy... I had heard contradicting opinions about it so I was not sure I was interested in visting it: some said chaotic, others polluted,...
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Sep 28, 2011

The stray dogs of Athens.

In Athens you will see lot´s of stray dogs wandering the streets.Of course it´s never nice to see dogs with no home, but at least the dogs in Athens seems to be better fed and more healthy than in...
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Sep 24, 2011

A stroll in Plaka

Take a stroll in Plaka and get to the beautiful narrow alleys under the Acropolis.You will come across beautiful classical buildings with flowery gardens.I recently went up the hill and the smell of...
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Jul 17, 2011

Mavro Lithari beach

On the road from Athens to Sounio after Saronida , there is an amazing well-organized beach called Mavro Lithari.The two beach bars provide for 6 euros sunbeds and umbrellas (price for 2 sunbeds and...
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Sep 06, 2010
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Lomvarda Bay

Lomvarda BaySituated at the 33 km of the avenue leading from Athens to Sounio.You may choose between the beach bar Mojito Bay, where the beach is sandy but you will pay for two sunbeds and an...
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Aug 22, 2010

Omonia Square and the surrounding areas

Dear Malcolm,Greece is a lovely country, unfortunately corruption by government officials, civil servants and ordinary people from different nationality has ruined our country. Today our government is...
May 28, 2010


Athens is a city that embraces contemporary design and architecture, bussing bars and design-driven hotels, while the classics never go out of style.Athens offers high quality of life, embracing...
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May 02, 2010

Useful phone numbers

The most common European emergency number 112 (following Directive 2002/22/EC: Universal Service Directive) and also standard on GSM mobile phones. 112 is used in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia,...
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Jan 05, 2010


A tourist can go to swim in Varkiza. Beautiful , organized beach with restaurants, cafe near the seaside.Water sporst are also possible.YabanakiTickets: Monday-Friday 6 euros with bed and...
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Mar 12, 2009

Frape coffee, a Greek institution !!!

A true Greek obsession,frappe coffee is the highest selling cold drink ofthe summer. Definitely not as sophisticated ascappuccino or espresso, it’s made of Nescafe’sinstant coffee, water and ice....
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Oct 23, 2008

Day out in Athens.

We stopped at Athens from a cruise ship - which meant we docked at Piraeus and got a taxi into Athens itself (which is about 40 minutes).We were unfortunate enough to get a dodge taxi driver who took...
Sep 12, 2007

Thank goodness for the Kiosk a.k.a. Periptero

You find a Kiosk a.k.a. Periptero just about everywhere you are in central Athens. They are a godsend because they cold drinks, newspapers, magazines, snack and other small items. Very convenient when...
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Top Hotels in Athens

Vas. Georgiou A' 1, Constitution Square, Athens, 10563, Greece
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10 Syngrou Avenue, Athens, Attica, 11742, Greece
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18 - 20 N Nikodimou St, (formerly Golden Tulip), Athens, 10557, Greece
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3 Vassileos Georgiou A' St, Syntagma Square, Athens, Attica, 10564, Greece
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9-11 Lyssikratous Street, Plaka, Athens, Attica, 10558, Greece
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46 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, Athens, Attica, 11528, Greece
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Lycabettus Hill

Athens abounds with hills, and many are so barren they surge upwards and unpopulated out of the cityscape. Of all these hills, the standout is Mount Lycabettus, rising like a limestone fist from...
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To understand why the Romans were so in awe of the Greeks, one only has to look at the Acropolis, built 400 years before the Romans achieved anything similar in scale. Like with the Pyramids of Egypt,...
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Changing of the Guard

It was a grey cold day at the Syntagma square, but still, as every day at 11AM, the changing guard of the Parliament building went on. This ceremony is 24 times daily but the main one takes place each...
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If Athens had an "old town centre", then Plaka would probably be it. Centrally located under the Acropolis, it has narrow streets evocative of the 19th century. Not quite ancient Athens, although...
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Ancient Agora

Ancient Agora. We made the tour around the Agora and saw the splendid temple of Hephaestus (construction started in 449 BC). Afterwards we visited the Stoa of Attalos, reconstructed by the Americans...
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Temple Of Olympian Zeus

This was at one time the biggest temple in Ancient Greece, but today much of the building has been destroyed over the centuries. It's location at the foot of the Acropolis meant it was vulnerable to...
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"Athens afterwords"
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