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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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Neoclassical Trilogy - Academy-University-Library Tips (33)

National Library

A walk from our hotel to Omonia Square brought us close to this place. Of course I could not resist the temptation of visiting the National Library. But we did not proceed very far beyond the lobby,...
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egonwegh
May 25, 2015

Panepistimou Str and NEOCLASSICAL TRILOGY

As you walk down Panepistimou street from Syntagma square you will notice a lot of interesting buildings. First, at your left hand you will see ATTICA the big mall that every woman loves. Further down...
mindcrime
Mar 25, 2010

The Academy

The Neoclassical Trilogy of Athens consists of the Academy, the National Library and the University of Athens.In front of the Academy (in the picture) there are seated statues of Socrates and Plato....
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Aitana
Aug 04, 2008

The Academy of Athens

Located between Syntagma Square and Omonia Square along Panepistimou Street are 3 neoclassical buildings - the National Library, Athens Academy and Athens University. The Athens Academy. Completed in...
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aukahkay
Nov 11, 2007

Ideal Setting for Taking Pictures

The Neo-Classical Trilogy of the National Library, the University and the Academy is very hard to miss and provides and excellent opportunity for taking lots of pictures that are relatively free of...
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mikey_e
Jul 02, 2007

ACADEMY OF ATHENS

Academy of Athens was built in 1855 from Danish architect Theophile Hansen.It is next to the National library and the university of Athens(trilogy)Located in panepistimiou str donated by the family of...
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STRATOS79
Apr 15, 2007

Classical pastiche

The National University complex, in the city centre, was built at the height of neo-classical fever. At a time when Athens was the capital of then small and poor Hellenic Republic, there was a focus...
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Ruai
May 06, 2006

Attractive Neoclassical Buildings

A few minutes walk from the Parliament, there are these 3 famous buildings of modern Athens: the Academy, University and Library. They were all built of the marble from Mt. Pendeli and constructed by...
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viddra
Jan 21, 2006

A place for great photos!

In the very center of the city you’ll find three of its most elegant buildings. Situated one next to the other the Academy, the University and the National Library are along with the Parliament...
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athenian80
Oct 25, 2005

Academy of Athens

The Academy of Athens is part of a three-part project, also consisting of a university and a library. All three of them are made in the 19th century. If you are visiting Athens, you should take a look...
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Pieter11
Aug 22, 2005

Student Club of the University of Athens

The building of the Student Club was constructed in the period between the two World Wars, with plans based on the study drawn in 1927 by the architect E. Lazarides. Today, it belongs to the National...
janbeeu
Jul 18, 2005

Athens University 2

The University of Athens forms part of the so-called "Neoclassical Trilogy" of the City of Athens: Academy - University - Library. It consists of a group of buildings that shape up a double "T", with...
janbeeu
Jul 18, 2005
 
 
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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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