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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 »

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 »