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It's official - we have seen enough ruins for this trip. It sounds bad, but after the wonderful sights of Turkey, we're kind of over it. Having said that, we couldn't visit Athens and not see the Acropolis and the Parthenon.
Once again we hopped on a red bus, or in this case, just to be different, a yellow bus. We went to the Parthenon first …
... the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian's Arch. From here you look up to the Acropolis. Next stop was the modern Museum of the Acropolis. This is a fascinating place. Only 5€ and we spent over 2 hours just wandering through looking at many of the remnants from the Acroplolis and its surrounding area. So much of the displays are from 5000 to 7000 years ago and have been reconstructed by the craftsmen. The Plaka is an older part of the city with narrow streets and ...