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... 17px; line-height: normal;">We went through the National Garden, past the presidential house, saw the changing of the guard at the tomb of the unknown soldier in front of the Parliament House. The guards have a ceremonial walk and still wear traditional uniforms.It was somewhat unnerving to see many armed police and guards, but i guess we have that in Washington too.
... 55 for the 8 min ride to the cruise ship terminal.On the way we passed a Regent, Costa, & Thompson cruise ships.On checking in ( noticed a few semi Coke bottles) we were on board and in our cabin 8026 by 12.30 with the luggage arriving soon after.Unpacked by 1.30,met our cabin stewardess, Lynda, a very pleasant Scottish lady. We had lunch in the buffet, then a walk around the ship to familiarise ourselves. We sat in the Midship bar later before dinner,(2nd sitting ...
... in World War 2, just to name a few problems the structures have faced. The Greek Government does its best to preserve what remains now, but they are strapped financially, and I think they can't dedicate as much funding to the effort as they would like. We returned to Athens in the late afternoon. Some of the group members went out for dinner (this was a free evening); Andrew said he wasn't hungry after the substantial lunch we had in Sounion, and I wasn't either, so we ...
... a central city in the Greek speaking Byzantine Empire, which existed until 1453 with the fall of Constantinople. Ruled over by an Emperor, who was held to be Gods representative on earth by the Orthodox Church, the Byzantine Empire stretched across much of Southeastern Europe and well into Asia.
The Byzantine museum was quite well laid out, in a beautiful and modern building. All of the exhibits had plaques in English and Greek, and were quite well written ...
... Holy Ghost allows us to feel close the the Savior. We were humbled to walk in the footsteps of one who knew the living Christ. One look at the rock, and you know it most likely hasn't changed for the last 2 thousand years....just a great place to sit, talk and see an amazing view of Athens before ascending the path to the Acropolis.
After stepping down from where the Apostle Paul preached, we crossed a wide stone path, bought our ...
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