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The Plaka – The Oldest of Athens Neighborhoods

The Most Luxurious of Athen’s Neighborhoods – The Plaka There are several things to do in Athens Greece, and one which we are going to talk about here is the Plaka. When you cross Odos Philhellinon into Odos Kydhathinaion, opposite of the Anglican church, sits the Plaka. On the right of Odos Kydhathinaion is the… Read More »

Athens – The Plaka

If we cross Odos Philhellinon into Odhos Kydhathinaion, which is opposite the Anglican Church and leads into the Plaka we will see on the right of Odos Kydhathinaion the principal church in this quarter of Old Athens, Sotyra tou Kottaki, originally a cruciform church erected in the thirteenth century by the prominent family of Kottakis.

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 »

The Best of Athens, Greece: A Guide for Tourists

Before you get too excited, read below to find some great tips about travelling to Athens. If you plan ahead, you’ll ensure that your Athens vacation is the best it can be! Getting to Athens: Using a Greek Travel Agent You might be frightened about using a travel agent you’re not familiar with – especially… 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 »

Holidays in Athens – the Greek Capital

This metropolitan capital is also the largest and one of the oldest cities in Greece. Athens is rich with ancient history, myths and a contemporary touch of bars, cafe and restaurants. Athens is also the city of Olympics, architecture and holiday in Athens is nevertheless a complete adventure in itself, with Athens offering breathtaking archaeological… Read More »