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Address: Amerikis 11, Athens, Attica, 10672, Greece | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Ηλιούπολη area of Athens, is near Roman Agora (Forum), Numismatic Museum, Village Entertainment Park, and Emfietzoglou Gallery.
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Travel Blogs from Athens

Here I Go Again

A travel blog entry by 4nikkipaton on Oct 31, 2014

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... early so he suggested I eat lunch with his family again and I was like... why would I ever refuse the offer? So we chilled at his and ate Greek custard pies and his Dad fried us potatoes and prepared a simple but delicious salad. My Greek God had suggested a drive up a mountain earlier so I floated the idea out there and he said he absolutely intended on keeping his promise and drove me an hour up a mountain called Parnitha which had the most incredible views of ...


A travel blog entry by ruthontravels on Sep 26, 2014

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... and a general lack of trees made it look much more like an Arabic city to me. But don't tell the Athenians that as we were told by our guide,( undoubtedly an Athenian) that they are excessively proud of their city and don't take kindly to perceived or actual criticism.Overall Athens was more attractive than I had expected, but I can imagine that in the heat of summer it would be quite unbearable and polluted. There were only about 6 people from the coach who ...

Athena vs Poseidon

A travel blog entry by ginapeach on Jun 22, 2014

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Day two of our Greek odyssey and this time we're exploring the birthplace of democracy – Athens. The Classic period of Greece was between 500 and 300 BC. It was a time of great creativity and ingenuity, with accomplishments in art, literature, politics and architecture proving the foundation for modern civilisation. Scattered across Athens are reminders of this golden age. The most prominent of which are the ruins on the Acropolis – the Parthenon, ...

It's all Greek to me

A travel blog entry by ldschaub on Jun 11, 2014

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... knew my mistake and Logan did as well but the man didn't skip a beat. Thank goodness he knew the context of my comment, the mass amount of clothing in the pack that have been pushed in as tightly as possible. So we managed to get through security without any problems, got our boarding passes and went through the second set of security before our flight. I can add that to the life lessons. The only other thing that struck me as being different were the ...

Athens to Patras and return ferry to Italy

A travel blog entry by jenny-peter-g on May 26, 2014

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Early start as ferry arrived back in Athens for us to disembark by 7.30. Back on the coach to pick up those of the tour who didn't do the cruise and a local guide for a tour of the city sites and a visit to the Acropolis. Passed some lovely Greco-roman and neo- classical buildings, columns remaining from collapsed temples, statues both very old and modern and eventually arrived at Acropolis. By this time it had become ...

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