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Introducing Athens

Introducing Athens

Published on Jan 06, 2013 by CityTour-Athens

The Greek capital is undergoing a radical period of urban renewal that did not stop with the 2004 Olympics. The magnificent Acropolis, crowned by the iconic Parthenon temple, rises above the city, watching the sprawling ...

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10 Must-See Attractions in Athens

10 Must-See Attractions in Athens

Published on Jan 05, 2013 by CityTour-Athens

10. Academy of Athens
The de facto national academy of Greece is a tribute to the Academy of Plato and honors the tradition of knowledge, philosophy and study in the country. The main ...

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Histoy of Athens

Histoy of Athens

Published on Dec 18, 2012 by CityTour-Athens

The name of Athens, connected to the name of its patron goddess Athena, originates from an earlier, Pre-Greek language.[1] The etiological myth explaining how Athens acquired this name through the legendary contest between Poseidon and ...

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Athens' Acropolis

Athens' Acropolis

Published on Dec 18, 2012 by CityTour-Athens

Athens' Acropolis, hovering dramatically over the spread-out city, remains as an iconic landmark of the classical Greek antiquity. The structure was erected some 2,500 years ago, and is comprised of a vast complex ...

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