Category Archives: Acropolis

The Athens & Epidaurus Festival

Every year, every summer, unique events and performances take place during the popular “Athens & Epidaurus Festival” in various Athens’ venues and also in the wonderful Epidaurus Theatre. Drama, Comedy, Dance, Live concerts, are being performed in some of the … Continue reading

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“Plaka” and “Makriyianni”: The most picturesque neighbourhoods of Athens

Discover the most beautiful and picturesque corners of Athens, by visiting these two neighbouring areas, the “Plaka” and “Makriyianni” (or “Makriyanni” or “Makrigianni”). Plaka, occupies the area right underneath the Acropolis, set among Syntagma sq., Monastiraki , the Ancient Agora … Continue reading

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Thissio – the elegant neighbour of Acropolis!

On the north-eastern slopes of the Acropolis, lies the beautiful area of Thissio. Thissio got its name from the frieze on the Temple of Hephaestus, which is located within the beautiful archaeological site of the Ancient Agora. The frieze represents the … Continue reading

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The ​​Acropolis Museum – Among the best museums in the world according to Trip Advisor​

The New Acropolis Museum has been named among the best-ranked museums in the world in the 2015  Travellers’ Choice survey, announced by TripAdvisor. More specifically, the New Acropolis Museum has been voted as the ​11th in the world the the 8​th … Continue reading

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Athens and Side-Trips by Rick Steves

Congratulations Rick for the wonderful video! We at Athens Walking Tours are delighted to see this beautiful video highlighting Athens, the surrounding sites, and the nearby islands. Athens Walking Tours specializes in small historical and culinary tours in Athens. Together … Continue reading

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Celebrities at the Acropolis of Athens

Acropolis of Athens. The cradle of the Western Civilization. A significant monument of culture. It attracts millions of visitors each year of all nations, all casts, all social classes. Old people and kids, families and individuals, famous and unfamous people, … Continue reading

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LEGO Model Of The Acropolis

The Acropolis Museum in Athens richer and more attractive for the junior visitors. The Acropolis Museum has been enriched with a wonderful LEGO model of the Acropolis, donated to the Museum by Michael Turner, Senior Curator at Nicholson Museum in Sydney, Australia. … Continue reading

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The Creation Of A Masterpiece

“That which gave most pleasure and ornament to the city of Athens, and the greatest admiration and even astonishment to all strangers, and that which now is Greece’s only evidence that the power she boasts of and her ancient wealth … Continue reading

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The August Full Moon Festival – The Most Enchanting Festival Of The Year

The full moon in August is remarkable in many ways. People seem to become more spontaneous, more carefree, with less of a mind for work and more of a mind for fun, and for some lucky ones – romance! Greeks … Continue reading

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Light Like No Other

 Discover The Unique Light Of Greece I met a painter on the island of Paros one summer. He was German and in his 70’s. He had first come to Paros in his late 40’s and never went back. He lived … Continue reading

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