If you want to experience Greece, then Athens is the city for you. Imagine going to the Parthenon on top of Acropolis Hill to enjoy the breathtaking view. Acropolis is known to be the Sacred Rock. It is situated on top of 512-foot limestone rock. Acropolis was originally built in 1500 BC. Erechtheum is another… Read More »
A central fashionable and popular area in Athens today is Syntagma Square which is an area that lies just below the area where the Old Royal Palace was. There are many important buildings, samples of architecture and parks created just before or during the Greek nationalization period. Syntagma Square means Constitution Square and it was… Read More »
The heart of present day Athens is fashionable Plateia Syntagmatos which lies below the imposing mass of the Old Royal Palace. Plateia Syntagmatos, which translated means Constitution Square, commemorates the constitution granted by Othon I in a proclamation from the balcony of the Palace on the night of 3rd September 1843. The Old Royal Palace,… Read More »
One of the very famous landmarks in Athens is the church of Kapnikarea. The easiest way to arrive is to go to the constitution square or Plateia Syntagmatos and turn right on Odos Ermou. Then you will only need to walk down the street until you arrive at this world famous church.
Let us now visit the church of Kapnikarea. The simplest way to get there, is to return to Plateia Syntagmatos (Constitution Square) and then turn right into Odos Ermou. A few minutes’ walk along this street will bring us to this famous church.
Overview Athens is one of the most historical cities in the world, and the architecture of the city is a tell-tale sign of the centuries of history that have been lived out within its walls. Athens is surrounded on three sides by mountains, and, on the fourth side, the city extends to the coast of… Read More »
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 »