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Athens Riverside a journey in Mythical Athens
"Heridanos a river god son of Oceanus and Tithys was a small stream that flowed from a source at the foothills of Lycabettos through the ancient agora to the archaeological site of Kerameikos. Part of the river was unearthed during the excavation of the metro.Ilissos was a river god in antiquity an following our steps you can imagine and also see his waters flowing again inspiring you to commune about anything that may concern you in our modern society.Through our tour you will meet ancient sanctuaries dedicated to mystery gods christian churches that replaced the old temples
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Private Tour: Athens City Highlights Including the Acropolis of Athens
"Start with a hotel pickup from by air-conditioned minibus and then travel into the city center with your private guide. During the drive relax and chat about the things in Athens that interest you the most. Although your itinerary is planned the commentary on your private tour can be customized to your interests.Your first stop is Panathenian Stadium an impressive white-marble structure that was the site of the first Olympic Games in 1896. During a look around inside hear tales of the stadium’s architecture and reconstruction and learn all about its history as one of the country’s most renowned sports venues. Near the stadium lies the Roman Temple of Olympian Zeus — or more simply
From EUR82.00
 
Athens Private Full-Day Tour
"This is an 8 hour tour of all the sights you must see when in Athens. Relax in a spacious Mercedes minivan and enjoy Athens in the best way possible. From the breathtaking Acropolis to the best meal in town it's all covered. The schedule is flexible and always tailored to your individual needs and interests on the day. Main attractions include:The Acropolis – Erechtheion – Herodion Ancient TheatreNew Acropolis MuseumNational Archaeological M"""This 8-hour tour covers all the must-see attractions when in Athens. It includes the Acropolis the Acropolis Museum the Archaeological Museum Temple of Zeus
From EUR470.00

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Ancient Agora

The agora in Athens had private housing, until it was reorganized by Peisistratus in the 6th century BC. Although he may have lived on the agora himself, he removed the other houses, closed wells, and...
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mallyak
Aug 23, 2008

The Ancient Agora

The Ancient Agora of Athens was the centre of the religious, commercial and public life of the city. Originally it was an open space, which was flanked gradually by public buildings and commercial...
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Lilasel
Nov 13, 2004

Ancient Agora

The Ancient Agora in Athens is the city's most popular agora.In addition to being a place where people gathered to buy and sell all kinds of commodities, it was also a place where people assembled to...
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xaver
Jun 16, 2011

The Agora Museum

While visiting the Ancient Agora it is important to visit the superb museum. Located in the reconstructed Stoa of Attalus II, it houses a strong collection of artifacts that have been found on the...
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Paul2001
Nov 16, 2004

Ancient Agora

The agora in Athens again became a residential area during Roman and Byzantine times. You may find here the following sights: Peristylar Court, Mint, Enneacrounos, South stoa, Heliaea, Strategeion,...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Jul 23, 2008

Naos Hefaistou

The Temple of Hephaestus ('Theseion') is very well-preserved externally. Its construction considered to begin in 449 BC. It was converted into a church by the Byzantine Greeks. The plan has a...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Jul 24, 2008

Athens - The Ancient Agora

Athough not a photogenic as The Acropolis, the Ancient Agora still holds many treasures to see. From the Temple of Haephastus which I wrote about in a previous tip to these large statues of Giants and...
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littlesam1
Jun 11, 2007

Ancient (greek ) Agora

This is the old market place that dates back to the city -state time of Athens. This area was the heart of civic life in ancient Athens and dates back to 6th century BC. The site is large and has many...
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Jim_Eliason
Apr 04, 2011

The Ancient Agoro - Hadrians Statue

At home n United States we consider anything over 200 years to be very old. When I travel to Europe I have to rethink our concept of "old". And going to Greece makes you rethink your concept of "old"...
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littlesam1
Jun 11, 2007

Marketplace 1

The ancient Agora is a huge site, and its excavated remains can seem quite confusing at first glance.The Temple of Hephaistos is superbly-preserved (because it was used as a church and, later, a...
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leics
Aug 18, 2015

THE Agora !

The Agora is Located down to the Acropolis,I wasn't visiting it all but saw just a part of it.In this photo you can see the Temple of Hephaistos or as its know as the Theseion.The temple was dedicated...
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Sharon
Apr 10, 2004

Agora History

The massive area of the Agora was covered by modern buildings up until the 1890's, when a railway was being built in the area. When the dug down, the workers uncovered the remains of ancient...
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Jmill42
Mar 16, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Ancient Agora

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Omonia Square

Short tour at the Omonia square A taxi driver who took as in his cab one night, told us in his own words the story about the Omonia square. He was a proud Greek man, around 65 years old. In his...
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Zappeion

The Zappeion is stunning building complex beside the National Gardens, is used as a Conference and Exhibition Center. In 1869, the Greek Parliament approved the building works for the Olympic Games...
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Acropolis - Erechtheion-Caryatids

Erechtheion was the devil spawn of the Goddess Athena, born of rape and put in a box to keep him secret. Those foolish enough to open the box, and see the snake beast within, threw themselves to their...
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Acropolis - Temple of Athena Nike

It's small enough to be overlooked, and dwarfed even in comparison to the Propylaea (Acropolis Gate). But it's the first temple you see as you enter, and it's position over a sheer drop is the most...
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Tower of the Winds

It's called the Tower of Winds for its most obvious features: the eights wind deities that grace its highest rim. The wind vane on its roof would indicate the wind direction, but it was also probably...
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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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