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Acropolis of Athens – A Marvelous Achievement of Greek Civilization

A precious success of the golden age of Greek civilization, the magnificent complex Doric temple known as the Parthenon is the largest structure built in Greece, and it has crowned the top point of the city skyline (Acropolis means “upper town”) since the 5th century B.C. The amazing Acropolis is perched upon a limestone mount… Read More »

Immerse Yourself in the History and Culture of Athens This Summer

Of all the cities in the world you could visit for a culturally enriching city break, Athens is surely one of the most intriguing. With ancient ruins all over the city, various cultural events and festivals held annually, and a host of museums and galleries filled with ancient treasures, cultural enthusiasts are sure to come… Read More »

What to See and Do While Staying in an Athens Greece Hotel

Before people come to Athens Greece they have a certain picture of the city in their head. They believe it to be a city full of ancient ruins, beautiful cafes, and long winding streets. They think the locals spend their time in these little cafe’s drinking ouzo all day long and playing backgammon. Of course… Read More »

Things to Think About Before Booking Athens Hotels

When non-Greeks think of Athens, they picture a city of culture and history. They envision ancient ruins and quaint cafes along narrow, winding streets. The locals sip their ouzo, play backgammon, and click their prayer beads. When most Greeks think of Athens, they see a noisy, traffic-jammed sprawl of cars and buildings. They remember that,… Read More »