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||Athens photo galleries
The Acropolis at night
|We are currently working to add new galleries, with more photos|
and detailed information about the sights and sites of Athens.
We begin, as you would expect, with the Acropolis.
The Acropolis gallery has - so far - 36 pages of photos and information
about one of the world's most famous rocks and its inspirational monuments.
|With over 30,000 photos and 200 articles to sort through, we are sifting the pixels and paragraphs to bring the My Favourite Planet pictorial guide to Athens online - gallery by gallery - as speedily a possible.|
Here are some of the city's highlights which will be appearing in the near future.
|Monuments and sites
• The Acropolis
• Areopagus Hill
• Philopappou Hill
• The Pnyx
• Athens Observatory
• The Ancient Agora
Stoa of Attalus...
• The Roman Agora
Tower of the Winds...
• Choragic Monument of Lysicrates
• The Royal Palace / Parliament
• The Zappeion
• Arch of Hadrian
• Temple of Olympian Zeus
• Panathenaic Stadium
• "The Trilogy"
• Cathedrals, churches, monasteries
• The First Cemetery
• Ottoman mosques and buildings
. . .
• Aristotle's Lyceum
photo essay at The Cheshire Cat Blog
• The New Acropolis Museum
• National Archaeological Museum
• Epigraphical Museum
• The Agora Museum
• Kerameikos Museum
• Benaki Museum
• Goulandris Cycladic Art Museum
• Numismatic Museum
• Byzantine & Christian Museum
• Jewish Museum
• War Museum
• Canellopoulos Museum
• National Historical Museum
• Greek Folk Art Museum
• National Gallery
• Museum of Contemporary Art
• Museum of Musical Instruments
• City of Athens Museum
• Greek Costume Museum
• Anthropology Museum
• Zoological Museum
• Postal & Philatelic Museum
• Ilias Lalaounis Jewellery Museum
• Athens Planetarium
• Ancient Cypriot Art Museum
• Tactual Museum
. . .
|Places, areas, disricts
• National Gardens
• The Plaka
• Flea Market
• Thission, Gazi, Kerameikos
• Central "Downtown" Athens
• Omonia & Bazaar area
• Lykavittos Hill (Lycabettos)
• Pangrati and Mets
• Mount Ymyttou (Hymettus)
. . .
• hotels, restaurants, bars,
ouzeries, shops ...
• Athens International Airport
• train and bus stations
. . .
Athena, patron goddess
of ancient Athens.
in Kavala's historic Panagia District
Olive Garden Restaurant
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The Greek parliament building (Vouli) on Syntagma Square, central Athens.
An Evzone stands guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier,
in front of the Greek parliament, Syntagma Square, Athens.
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