Lake Vouliagmeni

Lake Vouliagmeni

Situated on an idyllic landscape, this rare geological phenomenon is waiting to be discovered. The lake’s brackish waters are continuously replenished both by the sea and the underground thermal springs…

Mount Lycabettus

Mount Lycabettus

Mt. Lycabettus also known as Lycabettos, is a Cretaceous limestone hill in the Greek capital Athens. At 277 meters (908 … Read more

Plaka

Plaka

Plaka, ‘The Neighborhood of the Gods’ Plaka is the oldest historical neighborhood of Athens, clustered around the northern and eastern … Read more

The Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum is an archaeological site-specific museum, housing more than 3.000 famous artifacts from the Athenian Acropolis, the most … Read more

Hellenic Parliament

The Hellenic Parliament

The Parliament is the supreme democratic institution that represents the citizens through an elected body of Members of Parliament (MPs).

Propylaia

The Propylaia

The Propylaia of the Athenian Acropolis was built on the west side of the hill, where the gate of the Mycenaean fortification once stood. The first propylon, or gate, was constructed in the age of Peisistratos…

Erechreion

The Erechtheion

The elegant building known as the Erechtheion, on the north side of the sacred rock of the Acropolis, was erected in 421-406 BC as a replacement of an earlier temple dedicated to Athena Polias…

The Parthenon of Athens

The Parthenon

The Parthenon is a double peripteral Doric temple with several unique and innovative architectural features. The temple proper is divided into pronaos, cella and opisthodomos, with a separate room at the west end…

Athens Acropolis, Greece

The Acropolis of Athens

The greatest and finest sanctuary of ancient Athens, dedicated primarily to its patron, the goddess Athena, dominates the center of the modern city from the rocky crag known as the Acropolis.

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