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Athens (Αθήνα)

Hephaestus Temple, Athens, Greece.

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Ancient Athens - Places To See In Athens When You Visit

Ancient Athens was the cultural heart of the classical Greek world between 508–322 BC. Miraculously, many buildings from ancient Athens still survive today. Here's a guide on how to visit the main sites of Ancient Athens during your visit to the capital of Greece.

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TRAVEL GUIDE: How to spend an amazing weekend in Athens!

I ADORED Athens. If you’re looking for a change from the classics in Europe (Paris, Rome, London), I can definitely recommend this Greek Goddess.

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Ancient Athens - Places To See In Athens When You Visit

Ancient Athens was the cultural heart of the classical Greek world between 508–322 BC. Miraculously, many buildings from ancient Athens still survive today. Here's a guide on how to visit the main sites of Ancient Athens during your visit to the capital of Greece.

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The Parthenon, Athens.

The Parthenon, built in Athens, was one of Ancient Greece's greatest architectural accomplishments. It was designed by Ictinus during the Classical Period.

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Ancient Greek Architecture. The Statue of Athena at Parthenon Athens, Greece Circa 432 B.C. 40 ft high, made of gold and ivory and designed by Phidias. Tunic was made of gold plates with the skin of ivory. Pausanias, it was said that there was an image of a sphinx was on Athena’s helmet. In one hand was a 6ft statue of victory, spear in the other and shield at her feet. http://sasgreekart.pbworks.com/w/page/10150019/Parthenon—Scultpture

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