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Athens POI’s
Need 24/7 monuments? Ok, Athens is full of sites and monuments.Still, If you are in Athens when the Acropolis entrance or the museum are closed, here is a top-5 list with top-monuments you can visit anytime. Lysicrates monument at Plaka. One of top attractions, the monument of Lysicrates marking the most ancient street of Europe is...
From Classic to Medieval Attica Athens is famous about its ancient history, Acropolis, theater and democracy. But its byzantine and latin period are not well known. Inside the modern city of Athens, remains of its medieval past are the churches, like Monastiraki, Ragavas, Little Metropolis, who were built between 10-11th century and we renovated. What...
Hadrian was a Roman emperor who respected Greek culture and focused on Athens in many ways. During his reign, the vast project of the Olympian Zeus temple was completed, a project that had initially started from Peisistratus times, and which last columns you can see today standing. Moreover, Hadrian funded the expansion of Athens’ Agora,...
Hadrian in Athens When Emperor Hadrian arrived to Athens, while the city’s Roman period, he was astonished by the city’s beauty and glory. At 131 AD he completed the construction of one of the biggest temples of the antiquity, whose remains we can visit today at the archaeological place of Olympeion. The modern site is...
Athens mountain trip: Parnitha or Penteli? Athens is maybe well known for its center, Plaka, Psirri, etc even its coastline till Sounio and daily trips to Saronikos ‘islands, but very few visitors of the city have a clear idea about Athens mountains. To be completely honest, we don’t know even if locals do have…. But...
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