If you are traveling to Athens then you will soon find out that there are many things to see in this wonderful city. You shootout have any trouble finding activities to fill your time, and you won’t have trouble finding things to take wonderful pictures of. The following is a list of sites that you… Read More »
There is an abundance of places to go and things to do in the city of Athens, Greece. You should have no trouble filling your time in Athens with wonderful memories and beautiful snapshots. Here are some places to get you started: Make sure that you see the Acropolis and the Parthenon. This is known… Read More »
When planning that great tour of famous world cities, you can not forget Athens. This is one of those cities that measures their story in the thousands of years rather than the hundreds, so it must be a must see on one of your trips.
If you are thinking about cities that have histories measured in thousands of years rather than just a few centuries or less, Athens must be near the top of your list. Situated in southern Greece, not far from the huge port of Piraeus, Athens has a history that stretches back into Greek myth. Indeed, many… Read More »
At one time the Parthenon was teaming with people coming to worship the gods. If you had been there during that time you would have been awed by the sacred objects, the candles and the smells. I the area between the temple of Athena and the Erechteum would have stood a small shrine of the… Read More »
The space around the Parthenon was replete with sacred objects and votive offerings. In the area between the temple of Athena and the Erechtheion, Pausanias reported the small shrine of the seed-bearing Earth where there was a statue of this minor divinity appealing to Zeus for rain. In grid Attica, drought was always one of… Read More »