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Sightseeing i Aten

Hill
“One should not miss visiting the Acropolis and the Parthenon when is Athens . To visit you should plan most of the day and start your visit as early as possible in the morning , to avoid the very hot sun ”
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Park
“A must see 10 minutes away from our apartment . In an area of ​​160 acres you will be able to admire five hundred different species of plants, shrubs and trees from all over the world. The planting took place during the period 1838-1860 in order to function as a palace garden. As you walk through its paths, you will find a lake with ducks, a small zoo, the Botanical Museum, the small traditional cafe, the children's library and playground, as well as scattered monuments of antiquity and busts of celebrities of modern Greece.”
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Track Stadium
“A must see 10 minutes away from home. I would recomend it on the start of your tour or in the end of your tour . It would be difficult when there is too much sun . Athens' Panathenaic Stadium or Panathinaiko, is also known as the Kallimarmaro (Καλλιμάρμαρο), which means "beautifully marbled" and is the world's only stadium made entirely of marble which coomes from nearby Mount Pendeli. It is opposite the National Garden and its first building was made of wood in 330 BC. The marble structure that has survived to date was realized by Herodes Atticus. It was the venue where the athletic games took place during the Panathenaic feast. Today's stadium was built in 1869-1870 and has a capacity of 60,000 seats. He hosted the first Olympic Games of Modern History (1896).The top of the Panathinaiko Stadium gives you the best shot of the Acropolis. The stadium was used during the 2004 Olympics and still hosts Atheletic events and majorconcerts such as Bob Dylan, Depeche Mode, Tina Turner, Black Sabbath, REM and Sakis Rouvas, and even the Harlem Globetrotters have played here. The area behind the stadium is wooded and is a popular place for joggers and power-walkers.”
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Historisk plats
“ Surrounded by Monastiraki and Plaka area, the Ancient Agora was developed during the 6th century BC and had been the center of administrative, commercial, cultural, social and religious life of ancient Athens. Walking down Agora, one can visit the Temple of Hephaestus and the Stoa of Attalos. Info: Open hours 08:00 - 15:00 | Entrance fee: 8,00€ per person”
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“The Odeon of Herodes Atticus, located 12 min walking distance from the house, is a stone theatre structure located on the southwest slope of the Acropolis of Athens, Greece. The building was completed in 161 AD and then renovated in 1950. ”
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Historisk plats
“Parthenon: an architectural wonder that inspired western art! 10-minute walking distance from the house. ”
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“Kerameikos neighbourhood is named after the ancient cemetery of the city of Athens. Visit during all hours of the day.”
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“The hill of Philopappos or hill of the Muses is located opposite of the Acropolis in a 12- minute walking distance from the apartment. On its top is the burial monument built in 114-116 AD, to honor Gaius Julius Antiochus Philopappos. ”
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“The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel located on a rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historic significance, the most famous being the Parthenon. The word acropolis is from the Greek words ἄκρον (akron, "highest point, extremity") and πόλις (polis, "city"). Although the term acropolis is generic and there are many other acropoleis in Greece, the significance of the Acropolis of Athens is such that it is commonly known as "The Acropolis" without qualification. During ancient times it was known also more properly as Cecropia, after the legendary serpent-man, Cecrops, the supposed first Athenian king. While there is evidence that the hill was inhabited as far back as the fourth millennium BC, it was Pericles (c. 495–429 BC) in the fifth century BC who coordinated the construction of the site's most important present remains including the Parthenon, the Propylaia, the Erechtheion and the Temple of Athena Nike. The Parthenon and the other buildings were damaged seriously during the 1687 siege by the Venetians during the Morean War when gunpowder being stored in the Parthenon was hit by a cannonball and exploded.”
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“A two-floor building, donated by the king of Pergamum Attalus to the city of Athens. It is thought to have been a kind of ancient commercial centre. Get an idea of everyday life in ancient Athens! ”
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“Erechtheion: the house of the Cariatides! 10-minute walking distance from the house. ”
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Monument / sevärdhet
“Like many similar monuments around the world, this one is also dedicated to all soldiers who died in war. It was designed in 1932 and located in front of the Old Royal Palace at the Syntagma Square. The tomb is guarded by the Presidential Guard and the changing of the guard is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city. ”
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Track Stadium
“Panathenaic Stadium (Kallimarmaron). It hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. Ask me about it - I have a nice tip for you!”
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Capitol Building
“The old parliament building now houses exhibits from Greek Revolution period.”
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Historisk plats
“In the front of the apartment is the Temple of Zeus . Is a former colossal temple at the centre of the Greek capital Athens. It was dedicated to "Olympian" Zeus, a name originating from his position as head of the Olympian gods. Construction began in the 6th century BC during the rule of the Athenian tyrants, who envisaged building the greatest temple in the ancient world, but it was not completed until the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian in the 2nd century AD, some 638 years after the project had begun. During the Roman period the temple -that included 104 colossal columns- was renowned as the largest temple in Greece and housed one of the largest cult statues in the ancient world.”
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