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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 Wines Of Crete – World Class Wines In The Making

The History of Wine in Crete The vine in Crete has been cultivated for over 4000 years. The first wine press was found in the region of Vathipetro and was dated at being 3500 years old! The Minoans were making … Continue reading

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The Acropolis Museum Celebrates Its Fourth Birthday

On Thursday June 20, 2013 the Acropolis Museum turns four!  In celebration the  museum will remain open from 8.oo a.m. until midnight and special events have been planned. Its restaurant will also be open from 8.00 a.m. to 12.00 midnight … Continue reading

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3 Cheers for Summer in Greece

Summer is king in Greece and definitely the best time of year to be here. The sun is radiant, the sea is clear and blue. The watermelon is sweet and juicy and the best you have ever tasted and it … Continue reading

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Lucky Hayley

Last summer Hayley, a physiotherapist living and working in London came to Greece and enjoyed a one week holiday on the island of Crete. While gazing at brochures on the Info Stand in the lobby of her hotel she noticed … Continue reading

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The Acropolis – Another Perspective

LEARNING HOW TO FLY A few days ago a friend called. It was a lazy Saturday morning and I was drinking coffee and fooling around on Facebook. My friend asked me if I was online, I said yes, and he … Continue reading

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“Choregia” (Sponsorship) & its relation to Ancient Greek Theater

The ancient Greek society and especially the Athenian one were highly developed and inherited us with some liturgies still practiced to this very day and proved to be beneficial for modern societies also.

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A Time of Change is a Time of Opportunity

  THE MORNING OF THE WORLD Most people, when they think of Greece, think of Socrates and Pericles. They believe that Greece’s real importance lies in the past. But that conception is wrong. For over 200 years, Greece has been … Continue reading

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Dionysus Theater, The Birthplace of Theatrical Performances

This is a place you will have to visit while in Athens. Why? because  this is the birthplace of theater, thus the most significant theater in Europe.  It is also Europe’s oldest theater. We at the Athens Walking tours take special care and show … Continue reading

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