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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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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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Clean Monday

“Clean Monday” (“Kathari Deytera” in Greek),  is the the beginning of the great Lent of the Greek Orthodox Easter also known as Pure Monday, Ash Monday, Shrove Monday or Koulouma. The common term for this day, “Clean Monday”, refers to the leaving behind … Continue reading

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Athens – This is Home

No matter how difficult the financial situation becomes or how many noxious insults are flung, my city of Athens will survive. As a Greek-American living in Athens for the last 20 or so years I feel compelled to defend this … Continue reading

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Entrance tips to the Acropolis

The Acropolis of Athens has two entrances which you may use to enter the site; The main Acropolis entrance which is in the west The side Acropolis entrance which is in the South East. Ascending to the Acropolis from both entrances involves … Continue reading

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Churches in Athens

Agia Maria Chrissokastriotissa (Saint Maria Chrissokastriotissa) The church of Saint Mary Chrissokastriotissa, dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin, is on the northern side of the foot of the Acropolis. It is a single-naved 17th century church named after the … Continue reading

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