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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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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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Ancient Agora of Athens

Hours of Operation: Summer: Daily: 08:00 – 19:30 Ticket Prices: For the Archaeological areas of Athens (Acropolis, Acropolis Museum, Ancient Agora, Theater of Dionysus, Kerameikos, Temple of Olympian Zeus (Olympieion) and Roman Agora) there is one united ticket for 12 … Continue reading

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