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Athens Marathon is the main event of the city, at least for November. The city welcomes tens of thousands of guests on November 10th 2019. The 2019 runners number is up to 60,000 people which is a remarkable number for the city that named the race. What a Marathon visit can do in Plaka and...
Who hasn’t read about the battle of Salamis between the Greeks and the Persians, that gave Greece its independence and global glory? This ship that General Themistocles based his strategy was trireme.  Athenians built their global trade routes but also their defence on these ships. Do we know how they were? The answer is yes....
Above from Plaka or Plaka from above? In case you are not in Athens in September so you cannot get to Athens Flying Week, do you wonder which is the relation of Plaka and Athens? Acropolis and Plaka? Plaka and Anafiotika? Here are some videos that have the streets and hills of Athens! Are you...
Plaka and gifts  No matter where you are at Athens and Plaka, you can easily find a shop offering products  and souvenirs, that could be magnificent gifts. Things to wear, to eat, drink, to use. Greeks generally do not invest a lot in their brands internationally- due to the fact that Greek businesses are quite...
Having a place to Stay in Plaka is a must Athens has a vast selection of hotels and other accomodation types, such as airbnb apartments, hostels. By checking online each particular website is the best option, so you can choose different options. But when you want to choose an area, where is better? And are...
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...
Travelling to Athens is a knowledge experience, and that occurred to many intellectuals who came here, from Freud to Andersen. The city has a glove related to light that means education and practice, depicted on the city’s eternal symbol: the owl and wisdom. Today Athens has a huge number of museums, more than 40, that can...
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