Travel Blogs from Athens
... and bustling and empty. Much different than expected! The bus ride itself was not AS enjoyable as hoped, for it was very hot (double decker bus!) and uncomfortable. Not long after that, we took a tour of the National Archeological Museum in Athens, which was all vey interesting! Museums are not always the most exciting of activities, but it was very informative and our tour guide was very nice and helpful! That night we had an "open house" at our ...
Monday 12 August 2013 So lovely Guilliame dropped me off at the airport in Nice in the evening on the 11th and I had a looooong transition ahead of me. But oh I think I'm crushing on this boy, he's so sweet. Because I was feeling sad at the airport and he made me feel better and have me a big hug, and it was a huge hug too because he towers above me! So I caught my flight to Stockholm where I arrived at about 1am, then I had a wait of about 5 ...
... and that the real beauty of Greece is outside Athens. That's why we are only staying 4 days here. I'm assuming from the dilapidation of the city that very little money is spent on any public works. Athens is one of the ugliest cities I've visited. Really gloomy even though the weather is bright and beautiful (albeit very hot). And the few local people I've spoken to, don't understand why they need to repay the loans. They believe it was the Greek politicians and not ...
... Acropolis on a path through a forest of olive trees to the monument on the top built in memorial of Filopappas an aristocrat in the Roman Empire. Has the best view of the Parthenon and over to the port.
I followed the perimeter of the Agora down to the old part of town called Monasteraki, past some old churches to the flea markets. Julius ...
... standing in. The museum was designed to be the same length and with as the Parthenon and there were columns here to match the original as well. This meant all the decorations and statues from the original building could be arranged exactly as they were in this room. There were the remains of the pediment statues at either end then running around the top section of the walls were theses huge marble squares. These ran around the whole building just above the columns, there were ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Kypseli Athens
Other places to stay in Athens
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $118
- Awful Service, Average Hotel
- Great base for Athens
Neos Kosmos, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $130
- 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 $123
- Best in Athens
- One word: Superb
????? 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $74
- Horrible rooms and breakfast
- Good location, Small clean rooms
- Nice Value
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $76
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $130
- Nice, but......
- AWESOME stay
- Location, location, location
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $323
- Rich Opulence Details
- The Absolute Best!
Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $115
- 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 $67
- Convenient location next to the Metro
- Want a rooftop pool in Athens?
- Great place to stay
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $118
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $119
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $80
- Enjoyed the stay
- Great Rooftop Pool
- Una maravilla de piscina
Makriyanni, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $104
- 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 $91
Kolonaki, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $111
- Would not stay here again
- Oh what a hill...
- Good location in Athens, nice 4/5* hotel
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $160
- 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 $48
- Arachnophopbes beware
- Was very pleasantly surprised
- Dorian was good
Omonia Square, Athens | 3 star hotelfrom $48
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $86
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $78
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $102
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $154
- Excellant hotel
- Great Value and Wonderful Location
- Incredibly Perfect Location - Luxurious & Fun
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $49
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $95
- Loved this Hip Hotel
- Fresh attitude
- Great for the price