Tagged: athens

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Un Jour in Megara, Corinth, and Argolis

Greek Mythology Have you ever heard of this ancient greek historical places, if you’re a fan of Greek Mythology or Greek history? You might already have read about them, It all started with a curiosity at the beginning at it turns out to be more and more intense of the stories or myth behind this mysterious country Greece. Have you ever questioned yourself between reality and the myth about the Goddess, Zeus, Hera, Aphrodite, Athena, Hector, Paris, Adonis, Apollo and many other known names? Even if we go into details about the past and history of Greece some of this...

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Nothern, Southern and Suburbs

Athens Imagine your life living somewhere in the hinterland of your country, far from the civilization, modernization, far from rowdy and blusterous sound of vehicles in the morning of Athens. Envision yourself wandering in the your backyard with a scenic view of mountains, humming sounds of birds dominates, the evenly whisper of the wind that you can vividly hear, bountiful sources in the vicinity. That would be really fantastic meanwhile suburban areas are in the middle of that quite ambitious scenery, it might be well most likely as in big cities where people became more and busier with technologies. A...

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Fascinating Athens and its environs

Athens Athens as we all know is the capital and the largest city in Greece; it has been a city for 3,500 years. but its greatest glory was during the classical period of ancient Greece. from now has several building and artifacts that still standing. Metropolitan population reached 3.7 million inhabitants. The name of Athens was from its patron goddess Athena (goddess of wisdom, craft and war). According to etiological myth its name was acquired from winning the legendary contest between Athena and Poseidon requested to be patrons of the city. Dedicate their names to it, she won by creating...

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Delve into Greek’s Acropolis

Acropolis, Athens Ancient fortress situated on the hilltop of Athens, it represents the political and cultural achievement of Greece in the mid-5th century BC. Acropolis from the greek 2 greek words “ἄκρον” means highest point, “πόλις” means city. It consist three contrasting temples and a monumental gateway, Parthenon, Propylaia, Erechtheion Temple of Athena Nike, Theatre of Dionysos on the south slope was developed after and next Theatre of Herodes Atticus was added. As we all know Acropolis is one of the famous places in Athens. it has been very popular in city sightseeing and all travel guide books has this...