Saronicos Hotel Athens

44 Peisistratou & 63, Praxitelous Str, Athens, Attica, 17674, Greece | Hotel
 

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Greece Day 5

A travel blog entry by morganingreece

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... from the Athenian temple to goddess Athena. Additionally, we met Mike White in front of one of the exhibits (Ned Schneebly from School of Rock). No one has any idea why he'd be by himself standing in the Acropolis Museum, but we got a picture with him.

Then I hiked up to the Acropolis ruins that overlook the entire city of Athens. The architecture, still standing since antiquity, was amazing. The first democracy holding many meetings ...

Travel Day - Athens to Santorini

A travel blog entry by pcopperfield

21May Had an early start today, got up at 5:50am. The hotel allowed us to have breakfast even though it was before their opening breakfast time. Breakfast starts at 7am and we had to leave the hotel at 6:50am. The ride to the airport was about 40 minutes and the taxi driver told us about live in Greece. The government has run out of money, all the construction in the country has stopped ...

Καλημέρα

A travel blog entry by jmuir82

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... of being discovered today. I think Nick's favourite item was the Spartan shield (like from the movie 300) from 425 B.C. We also hiked up one heck of a mountain to view the Acropolis and the Parthenon. We don't know what this mountain is called so we refer to it as Mount Olympus. If today had taught me anything - I don't know enough history about Greece. Some interesting facts about Greek culture that we have learned/experienced: -a quick nod up (not followed by a ...

It's all Greek to me...!

A travel blog entry by maccanat29

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... accidents in the past 1000 years or so. There was an explosion and a fire which destroyed the roof; it was blown up with cannon fire; it was turned into churches for various religions (and therefore added to and or changed in some way). Unbelievably, in the early 1900's, an English Earl hacked off various parts of the Parthenon - columns, carvings, statues and took them back to England with him. We presume they are somewhere in a museum... The conservation ...

Athens

A travel blog entry by alice-patrick

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... up being good buds.

It is said that Athena competed with Poseidon, god of the sea, to win the patronage of Athens. Poseidon struck the rock that is the Acropolis with his trident causing a spring of saline water to emerge from a crack. This meant that he would enrich the land with water. Athena struck the rock with her spear and a fully grown olive tree emerged from the rock. This is just one of many contests in Greek mythology, I find them to be much ...

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This hotel, located in the Αθήνα 3 area of Athens, is near Agora, Panathenaic Stadium (Panathinaiko Stadio), Odeum of Herodes Atticus (Odeion / Irodion), and Jordan Diaglou Taxi Tours.
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