Travel Blogs from Athens
... shopping. As we were in the restaurant, it started to POUR, with thunder and lightening! Several enterprising vendors came by selling umbrellas, but we opted to wait until lunch was finished. I ordered fried sardines; Andrew ordered a risotto. When the rain started to let up, we went shopping in several of the tourist shops in the Plaka (old shopping area with pedestrian-only streets). Andrew shops like a guy - walks in, sees something he likes, buys it, walks out! He had gifts for ...
The embassy opened at 8:30 and up to level 6 we went. We had to go through a security screen and could only take the necessities in. After a few forms and signatures, we were told that the emergency passport would be ready to pick up same time tomorrow morning. What a relief! Mum had a smile on her face and we could finally relax knowing we can actually get home! We were lucky because we didn’t really have to change our itinerary. Others aren’t so ...
... Parthenon overlooks the beautiful temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and Athens' old town. Today the Parthenon is widely seen to be a symbol of Ancient Greece and the birth place of modern democracy. As we arrived thousands of tourists were making their way up the narrow entrance to the Parthenon. The steps were uneven and treacherously smooth due to the high level of people traffic over this area each day. The Parthenon and surrounding ruins rose before us as ...
... army in their related uniforms. There were even scuba divers walking in full skins and tanks, skiers with their white snow uniforms and skis on their backs, and men in protective suits that look like those radioactive protection suits. In the heat of the midday sun this was amazing to see. The crowds behind us kept clapping their hands hard and screaming out “Bravo, Bravo”. There were representatives from the army, navy, airforce, the red cross, the fire brigade and ...
... a bit more shopping for gifts after this, we ended off the night at the same restaurant from our first night in Athens. Marco and his wife were happy to see us, pulling up a table and making a setting for us. We sat down next to a young man (70 years young) named Barry from Arizona who had just finished a sailing adventure in the Dodecanese islands closer to Turkey. He has been to Greece nearly 30 times, all primarily for a love of sailing. ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Priamos Athens
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Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $81
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Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $103
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Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $159
- This hotel is super, and I know what I talk about
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Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $87
- Convenient location next to the Metro
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Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $114
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Αθήνα 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $92
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- Great Rooftop Pool
- Una maravilla de piscina
Makriyanni, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $106
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Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $104
Kolonaki, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $110
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Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $212
- Enjoyed my stay....
- Quite Impressed! Really Enjoyed Our Stay
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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
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- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
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Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $116
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $166
- Excellant hotel
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- Incredibly Perfect Location - Luxurious & Fun
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $53
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