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Travel Blogs from Athens

Day 2: First Day in Athens

A travel blog entry by seanandsteph

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... the road and nearly get hit! So we stayed with him but soon noticed this guy was one of many. Then we were off to our dinner destination Meatropolis 3. A nice simple looking contemporary restaurant with a beauty sidewalk patio. The food was unreal....to this date the best meat skewers ...tzatiki and salad we've had in our lives!!
After that we tour around the streets. So many beauty patios and ...

Naked athletes and white marble restrooms!

A travel blog entry by turkey-greece14

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... masterpieces of the period were erected on its ground. In the distance we can see Mars Hill

The monumental entrances to the sacred area dedicated to Athena, the patron goddess and namesake of the city. Protecting the main entrance to the Acropolis, is the Ionian temple of Apteros Nike, which is in the process of being restored. The Acropolis is made up of many buildings and temples. During the Classical period three important temples were erected on the ...

Finally! We Have Made It To Athens!

A travel blog entry by joshua.anoff

... dig, which is conveniently located right next to a set of train tracks. Dr. Camp explained to us that although the train tracks would normally pose a very large issue, first of all, they were there first, and secondly, the archaeologists have gotten to look at what lies under them, so our knowledge is not impeded by the train tracks. Next, he showed us several important things, including several blocks and pillars/capitals of pillars that show us that the area we were standing ...

Ancient Ruins!!

A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada

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... would be our first trip together. This year we spent time in Macedonia but it wasn't the center of our trip we were able to visit with family and friends but also go off on our own exploring and loving every minute of it. I was also able to reconnect with some amazing friends and introduce Sinisa to them. Our trip was so fast and so busy but it was magnificent! I can only be excited about the many trips we have coming for us in the future. I love ...

Athens, Greece ~ A date with ruins and Gyros

A travel blog entry by vacationista

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... Thinking this ceremony would be similar to other ceremonies observed around Europe, I'd expected to witness the same old show of soldiers swapping authority- I never expected to see what I saw.

The changing of the guard ceremony had to be the strangest public display of palace guards I'd ever seen. The large shoes, the large footsteps, the odd movements, the ceremony definitely did not disappoint and instead entertained everyone of ...

Location

This hostel, located in the Ηλιούπολη area of Athens, is near Roman Agora (Forum), Numismatic Museum, Village Entertainment Park, and Zolotas.
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