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... Byzantine Empire. In Athens however, the city was slow to get with the program and clung to their traditional pagan faith for much longer than many other cities. In fact many citizens of Athens did not convert until between the 5th and 7th century AD.
The new Christian faith lead to a new form of art - the icon. Icons, in the Greek and Russian Orthodox tradition, are images of various saints and holy figures of the Christian faith. Generally these icons ...
... paying the extra dollars to stay at as the owner (Antonio) and his staff were all super friendly and very helpful in making sure you got to see the best sights in Santorini and how to get around. They also offered free tea, coffee and wine....no complaints here! The highlight of my stay here was doing the Santorini Bucket List tour with the group. The day started with visits to the famous black sand and red sand beaches and soaking up the sunshine and swimming, then onto Santo ...
Day 3 - at sea, heading to Athens It's cloudy today with a cool 62 degree wind. Not much action on deck outside today. Spent some time in the casino. The carving table at lunch today had full roasted pigs. Must be getting close to Greece. Each time we get into another countries cellular service area, I get 3 texts ...
An interesting part of Greek architecture was that it was fairly standardized - if you have a few columns and the general shape of a building, then you can figure out the basic measurements of it. In one area, the spacing of eight columns is visible because there are chisel marks where the columns would have been, and the stone around these areas is very worn down with foot traffic.
An important figure in the Ancient Greek society was the King Archon, ...
... driver who speaks no English says "27 euro " to the airport. He drives like a crazy person veering all over the road and he was shaky. When we arrived at the airport I gave him "50 euro" he gives me twenty back and says no other change he jumps in the taxi and drives off. Oh well at least i got to the airport in one piece. The flight to Istanbul was two hours. The stop over at the airport was two ...
Other places to stay in Athens
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $106
- Awful Service, Average Hotel
- Great base for Athens
Neos Kosmos, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $139
- Wonderful Hotel - an oasis of calm compared to the heat and chaos of the city
- Very Nice Place
- The most immaculate hotel ever
1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $163
- Best in Athens
- One word: Superb
????? 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Horrible rooms and breakfast
- Good location, Small clean rooms
- Nice Value
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $81
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $125
- Nice, but......
- AWESOME stay
- Location, location, location
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $385
- Rich Opulence Details
- The Absolute Best!
Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $103
- A Cruise/Conference Hotel
- Big Hotel
- Good Hotel, Nice breakfast and toiletteries
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $159
- This hotel is super, and I know what I talk about
- Greco Imperial OK, No local flavor
- Dissapointed-definetely not a 5 star hotel.
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $87
- Convenient location next to the Metro
- Want a rooftop pool in Athens?
- Great place to stay
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $114
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $127
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- Enjoyed the stay
- Great Rooftop Pool
- Una maravilla de piscina
Makriyanni, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $106
- 3 blocks from acropolis--great location
- Best Part of this hotel was the bartender, Fotis
- Close to Acropolis, but average hotel
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $104
Kolonaki, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Would not stay here again
- Oh what a hill...
- Good location in Athens, nice 4/5* hotel
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $212
- Enjoyed my stay....
- Quite Impressed! Really Enjoyed Our Stay
- There is no rooftop pool!!
Αθήνα 6, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $46
Omonia Square, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $68
- Arachnophopbes beware
- Was very pleasantly surprised
- Dorian was good
Omonia Square, Athens | 3 star hotelfrom $52
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $134
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $116
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $166
- Excellant hotel
- Great Value and Wonderful Location
- Incredibly Perfect Location - Luxurious & Fun
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $53
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Loved this Hip Hotel
- Fresh attitude
- Great for the price