Travel Blogs from Athens
When two firebrands meet on stage, and the risk-takers in question are Israel Galván and Akram Khan, you know something ground-breaking is going to emerge from the mix...
Israel Galván is an award-winning Flamenco dancer and choreographer who has committed himself to taking his art in new directions. In turn, the charismatic and inventive Akram Khan has worked tirelessly to explore ...
... by a woman passing by. I again leaped up to a seated position repeating "συγνώμ 951;" / "sorry". She gave a warm smile and then placed a Euro in my hand. After a moment of confusion I realized that this woman thought I was homeless! Who wouldn't? A young man laying on a backpack like it was his only possession, which it is, with a stray dogs head in his lap, trying to sleep with a cup by my side from lunch. My hair was all ...
... when she dropped a mountain she had been carrying from Pallene for the construction of the Acropolis after the box holding Erichthonius was opened
On the way back to the hotel, we stopped at another local cafe to enjoy more liquids and ordered an appetizer. While the name of the cafe was in Greek, the English translation on the menu said 'Kindergarten-Bar-Nursing Home'. Earl pointed to the menu item. Our request was a plate of French fries held together ...
... the history of gods within a few words and kept us all enchanted for the next four hours.
Dora explained that the path to the modern path to the acropolis had been constructed to include history artefacts, like a sacrificial basin we stopped at. As we entered the Acropolis Dora explained to the kids about Nike and the wings, and how Athena the Nike had her wings clipped so that Athens would always hold victory and the Propylea.
Dora showed us the temple to ...
... s death mask, the wall paintings of Thera (Akrotiri), artefacts from the royal tombs at Mycenae, marble and terracotta figurines, vases and other pottery, gold jewellery and silver vessels, glass vessels from the Archaic period to Middle Ages, one of the largest bronze collections in the world, large original statues, the Marathon Youth, the Antikythera Youth, the Jockey of Artemision…the list goes on. A person could spend days in ...
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
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $134
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