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The 3 Hidden Neighbouring Treasures of Athens: Monastiraki, Thissio, Psirri

Set amidst the historical and commercial centers of Athens, these three neighbouring areas, Monastiraki, Thissio and Psiri, are a hidden treasure, waiting to be discovered by the visitor. A walk through each and every one of them will soon convince … Continue reading

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Carnival In Athens

During the carnival period there are for sure many interesting things to do! The Greek Carnival is a vivid festive period.  Parties at houses, carnival parades, concerts in the streets! Here under you may find some of the events that … Continue reading

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How to use a Taxi in Athens

Like in all capitals of the world, there are plenty of taxis cruising the Athenian streets. However, it is important to be aware of a few things before one boards a taxi: All Athenian Taxis are yellow and carry the … Continue reading

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Christmas & New Year in Athens

10 Top Events in Athens from December 20th to January 2nd Being in Athens during Christmas holidays is a great chance to enjoy alongside the Greek Christmas spirit through interesting cultural events which will brighten your stay and will enrich … Continue reading

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Christmas in Athens

Beautiful Christmas! Athens, the city where local and western tradition meets, awaits the visitor all dressed up in its most festive costume: Christmas decoration and lights in every corner, shop windows with bells and ribbons, Christmas trees, poinsettia flowers (our … Continue reading

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Monastiraki and Flea Market of Athens

A visit to Athens cannot be complete without a visit to the Acropolis and its famous Parthenon. The “sacred rock” is the landmark of the city and one of the sights in the world that everybody should see once in his life. … Continue reading

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Carnival in Athens and Tsiknopempti

Greece is the country where two religions met and were also confronted. Paganism and Christianity. It is the place where Christianity was first acknowledged as the official religion of the country back in 313 AD. Paganism and its thousands of … Continue reading

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Warm, sunny days in the heart of winter

Right in the heart of winter Greece experiences nice warm weather  for about 14 days. It is a nice break from the  winter cold and rain. This has been explained by the ancient Greeks with a myth according to which Halcyon … Continue reading

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The new “TfA Tickets” app

Revolutionize your journey by using the new “TfA Tickets” application for public transport in Athens! Without queuing in the line or at the ticket machines, you can now book your “Transport for Athens” ticket, wherever you are. Use this app … 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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