Category: Athens – Greece

January 7, 2008

Athens Transportation – Greece

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Transport in Athens has improved amazingly since the 2004 Athens Olympics.  There is a good bus network, metro, suburban railway

January 6, 2008

Athens Sights – Kallimarmaro Stadium or the Ancient Olympic Stadium

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The world over, people are familiar with the Olympic Games and every four years many spend a few weeks glued to television sets,

January 5, 2008

Athens Sights – Plaka district

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As mentioned in our earlier blog on shopping streets, Ermou Street was converted into a pedestrian mall in 2000 and this street is now

Athens Sights – Syntagma Square, Greece

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Syntagma Square is the main square in Athens and is a good starting place to do your own walking tour. It is also referred to as

January 3, 2008

Things to See in Athens – The Ancient Agora

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The Agora was one of the most important places of the ancient city of Athens. Apart from being the market place where people

January 2, 2008

Things to See in Athens – Theatre of Herodes Atticus & Theatre of Dionysos, Acropolis

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On the southern slope of the Acropolis lie two ancient theatres. The Odeon of Herodes Atticus is a spectacular Roman theatre

January 1, 2008

Things to See in Athens – Erechtheion, Acropolis

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The Erecththeion is an ancient Greek temple which can be found on the north side of the Acropolis. By contrast to the

December 30, 2007

Things to See in Athens – The Parthenon, Acropolis

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The contruction of the Parthenon in 447 BC was championed by Perikles who masterminded an extensive building program to

December 25, 2007

From Delphi to Athens – Greece

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From Delphi, it was a straight dash for Athens and we arrived quite late in the evening.  Tony had concerns about where our hotel for the next two nights would be as he suspected that it was quite …