Acropolis of Athens
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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 akron, "highest…
You have to go to Acropolis every time you visit Athens, because The Acropolis of the fifth century BC is the most accurate reflection of the splendour, power and wealth of Athens at its greatest peak, the golden age of Perikles.
Η Ακρόπολη Αθηνών είναι βραχώδης λόφος ύψους 156 μ. από την επιφάνεια της θάλασσας και 70 μ. περίπου από το επίπεδο της πόλης της Αθήνας. Η κορυφή του έχει σχήμα τραπεζοειδές μήκους 300 μ. και μέγιστου πλάτους 150 μ. Ο λόφος είναι απρόσιτος απ’ όλες τις πλευρές εκτός της δυτικής, όπου και βρίσκεται…
The historical place of Athens, the most important place to visit, 40' away by car.
coming in Athens you have to visit Acropolis it happens the property is at the entrance to ancient agora an ancient road panathenian drives you to acropolis just 10 minutes walking .
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“They are known as the columns of Olympian Zeus, but they relate to the remains of a majestic temple in honor of Zeus. The temple was the largest in ancient Greece and was completed after a long adventure by Andrianos. Of the 114 columns today 15 are saved. The space is clean with proper supervision and fills you with a positive aura. From many parts of the site one can see the Acropolis with the Parthenon and one view of the Andrian Gate. Prefer hours without strong sun.”
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