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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Piraeus
... of 4 million and we were told we had reached the city when we went through one set of traffic lights. Then some interesting driving including possibly going the wrong way on a one way street (I still felt safe the whole time) had us at a side entrance to the Acropolis. We were reminded to keep our tickets as they would give entrance to all the other archaeological sites, pointed in the right direction and soon we were four of a still small number on the site.
We managed ...
... least 3,000 years. The overall experience in Athens alone covers more levels of culture than any other place in Greece.
Our tour took us through Plaka, the oldest and more picturesque part of Athens, stretching around the Acropolis, featuring narrow streets and alleys, neoclassical villas, taverns and tourist shops. Our bus stopped at one of the most popular shopping areas which took us ...
After having waited more than 45 minutes and seeing no trolleys, I went into the grocery store just behind us and asked if the trolley did stop here. The gal behind the counter assured me it did. We waited another 10 minutes and I went back to ask her if there was a better way for us to go. She suggested the metro – as so many people did – but we told her they were on strike. Now this strike seemed to also have every single bus ...
... jam. Once full, we caught the bus towards the heart of Ancient Greece. We went on a three hour free walking tour that was spectacular! If any of you ever come to Athens, go on the free walking tour! Our guide, George from Athens, was an archeologist with a great interpretive style that included humor and movie references. So good! George also taught us about how many words have Greek roots and it was like a scene straight ...
... Acropolis Restoration Project began in 1975 and is now nearing completion. The aim of the restoration was to reverse the decay of centuries of attrition, pollution, destruction by acts of war, and unfortunately misguided past restorations. We were amazed by its magnificence but saddened that so much of its history and signify at architecture had been lost. What remains however leaves you imagining it in its hay day and marvelling about how something so grand could have ...