Travel Blogs from Athens
... panorama, scattered around with ruins and its simmetry just broken with Lekavitos huge hill in the middle of the city (from where the views are at least as impressive) with a background of mountains on one side, and the port of athens opening the city to the sea on the other.
I could feel various entries with all the things I learned about history, arquitecture, mitology, I learned in Athens in such a short time, much of that in a fantastic walking tour of ...
... the ruins and has glass floors over the top so that you can see down to the ruins, no matter what floor you are on. Also, the core of the building is exactly the same size as the Parthenon, so the pieces that they have taken inside to provide protection for are displayed in exactly the same location as they were originally on the building outside.
After that it was time for dinner at another restaurant at the ...
... Gazi area, about 20 minutes south of downtown. In between, we zigged and zagged all through the city trying to find things such as smart cars, the "happy train," the unknown soldier, and a bearded Greek Orthodox priest. Finally, we closed out the night with a trip back to Halandri for drinks to celebrate our successful hunt.
And now I have no legs left. There are more photos below for your viewing pleasure.
See you next time!
Well we've come to the end of some very busy and hot days in Athens. Every day we've been here it's been over 40 degrees! Luckily our hotel is fairly close to pretty much everything so we haven't had to walk too far to see the sights.
Our first day was spent visiting the modern sites: The National Library, the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, Parliament, the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior, the National Gardens and ...
It was that or "Balling like a president", and this way you don't have to cry yourself to sleep...
Today's schedule was even more lax than that of its predecessor, so I woke up at the wonderful hour of 7:30, got myself a short but decent body weight workout (as opposed to another run misadventure), a standard (as opposed to opulent) breakfast, and became generally ready for the day. First and only real thing on the agenda was a visit to the ...
Other places to stay in Athens
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $108
- Awful Service, Average Hotel
- Great base for Athens
Neos Kosmos, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $234
- 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 $144
- Best in Athens
- One word: Superb
????? 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $79
- Horrible rooms and breakfast
- Good location, Small clean rooms
- Nice Value
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $74
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $96
- Nice, but......
- AWESOME stay
- Location, location, location
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $280
- Rich Opulence Details
- The Absolute Best!
Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $111
- A Cruise/Conference Hotel
- Big Hotel
- Good Hotel, Nice breakfast and toiletteries
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotel
- 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 $64
- Convenient location next to the Metro
- Want a rooftop pool in Athens?
- Great place to stay
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $155
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $150
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $77
- Enjoyed the stay
- Great Rooftop Pool
- Una maravilla de piscina
Makriyanni, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $95
- 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 $98
Kolonaki, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $120
- Would not stay here again
- Oh what a hill...
- Good location in Athens, nice 4/5* hotel
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $214
- Enjoyed my stay....
- Quite Impressed! Really Enjoyed Our Stay
- There is no rooftop pool!!
Omonia Square, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $50
- Arachnophopbes beware
- Was very pleasantly surprised
- Dorian was good
Omonia Square, Athens | 3 star hotelfrom $48
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $107
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $85
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $98
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $131
- 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 $112
- Loved this Hip Hotel
- Fresh attitude
- Great for the price