Hotel Dioskouros

Pittakou 6, Athens, Attica, 10558, Greece | Hostel
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Olympic Dreamin'

A travel blog entry by vmckinley11 on Jun 30, 2014

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We arrived in Athens, Greece at about 1 am last night. This morning we meandered around the National Garden while enjoying some shade, it's been hot today in comparison to Russia and Istanbul (it's about 87 here). Then we walked to the Temple of Zeus and the Hadrian Arch and admired the history in the ruins. We also took pictures of the Acropolis …


A travel blog entry by longwayhomenz


Our last day of the Europe adventure was mostly spent shopping for last minute goods that we need for Africa. Athens city is not much to write about. The city is very run down because of their financial crisis and there is not too much to see. We went to the Acropolis and that had some impressive ruins - although we've seen so many similar ruins that it was really hard to appreciate. The view over the city towards the coast was good from the Acropolis. It's time for ...

Flying Solo in Athens

A travel blog entry by daryl75


... back home was just a couple of hundred years and she looked at me with what I think was a bit of a "oh.. how unfortunate" sort of a look!

The highlight was a few hours spent up on the Acropolis (or high city) WOW.

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus where then now hold concerts and operas during the annual Athens festival, the Propylaea or monumental gate, the Temple of Nike etc, etc.

At the top of the Acropolis stands ...

The Hilton of Athens -Our short stay!

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot


... for excellence and somebody coming here expects consistency in quality and service and literally this is what he gets.

Location: It is only 25 minutes away by direct subway from Athens International Airport. There is also a bus stop for the X95 bus from the airport just outside the hotel entrance, thus guests can just as easily pick the bus from the airport and get straight to the hotel and backwards with very little, avoiding taxis and extra charges!
Situated ...

Disembarking and a day in Athens

A travel blog entry by jb1961


... fish BBQ which basically meant she was given a plate of uncooked fish, a very hot stone and she cooked her own at the table. She had salmon fillets, large prawn kebabs, large scallops and sea bass. Lots of it. I had chicken encrusted with herbs and spices, excellent. We had a bottle of greek red wine (never had Greek red wine before) and to be honest it was pretty good.

After the meal we went back to our balcony and simply took it all in before ...

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