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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
From EUR85.00

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Hellenic Cosmos

This is a place where culture and tecnology go on together. Inside you have a multimedial museum with several exibitions and some virtual reality theaters.The area is really big, when I was there...
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xaver
Jun 12, 2011

Ilias Lalaounis Museum of Jewellery

The museum's permanent collection includes about 3 thousand pieces of jewelry and sculpture designed and created by Ilias Lalaounis between 1940 and 1992.Mr Lalaounis' inspiration came from a wide...
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Lilasel
Nov 14, 2004

Modern Art

Leading international art collector Dakis Joannou knows how to make heads turn in the world of modern art. He brings together the best works that have been acquired by the collection of the DESTE...
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Lilasel
Nov 21, 2004

Digital Planetarium

The new digital Planetarium is the largest and best-equipped digital planetarium in the world. It opened its doors to the public in October of 2003, and through virtual reality offers a magic voyage...
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Lilasel
Jan 23, 2005

Sailing through history...

A century has passed since the armored battle cruiser "G.Averof" sailed into Faliro Bay and was appointed as the Flag Ship of the Hellenic Navy heading the martial efforts of the Hellenic Nation for...
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Lilasel
Jan 23, 2005

Modern Art

Transcultures - the exhibition organized by the National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) and includes works of remarkable international artists (Kostas Varotsos, Bill Viola, Kendell Geers, Anish...
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Lilasel
Nov 21, 2004
 
 
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Metopes and Caryatid in London

Only several of the metopes still remain on the building of Parthenon, but with the exception of those on the northern side, they are severely damaged. Some of them are located at the Acropolis...
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Jul 09, 2008

The First of May!

For the Labour Day there is a flower exhibition which takes place in Kifisia.It is a northern suburb on the slopes of Mt. Pendeli and in past years was rather exclusive. It still is but less so. Here...
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Lilasel
Nov 28, 2004

One day trip

If you want to escape from Athens for one day, you can choose one of four islands of the Saronic Gulf: Aegina, Poros, Hydra and Angistri. You can stroll up to the clock tower on Poros to admire the...
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Lilasel
Jan 23, 2005

Swimming in Schinias

If you find yourself in Athens during the hot summer months Schinias is a great beach to swim. Long and sandy with beautiful tall pine trees at the background which provide excellent shade. The beach...
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sinequanon
Mar 26, 2006

Have fun!

The recently built Allou Fun Park is a modern amusement park with high technology games that really get the adrenaline going. The park includes also the Big Top Theatre that hosts impressive multiple...
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Lilasel
Nov 27, 2004

Meat & Fish Market

I know thats not one of the things that most tourist will go to see but as soon as i heard about this market i knew they will see me there... I love Markets and sea food markets is one of the things...
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Sharon
Oct 16, 2004

Marvel at the Lion Gate, Mycenae

The Myceneans seem to have a reputation for being good structural engineers who created impenetrable stone walls to protect their land.The Lion Gate at the citadel of Ancient Mycenae is the oldest...
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jumpingnorman
Jan 22, 2009

Metopes and Caryatids in Moscow

But if you haven’t such an opportunity to travel to London, Paris or to the homeland of metopes – Athens, you may stay at home in Moscow. Go to the Pushkin State Art Museum and see plastics copies of...
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Jul 09, 2008

Top Hotels in Athens

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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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Top Things to Do in Athens

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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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Acropolis

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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Plaka

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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