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Vagia-Alexandra
Vagia-Alexandra
November 18, 2019
The big rock of Acropolis with the temples and the great view that inspires many people over the years.
Marina
Marina
November 12, 2019
Acropolis of Athens From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search For the neighbourhood of Athens, see Acropolis (neighbourhood). Acropolis, Athens UNESCO World Heritage Site The Acropolis of Athens, seen from the Hill of the Muses Location Athens, Attica, Greece…
Georgia
Georgia
October 25, 2019
The top one monument that you must visit!
Δημήτριος
Δημήτριος
October 12, 2019
The word acropolis literally means in Greek "upper city," and though associated primarily with the Greek cities Athens, Argos (with Larissa), Thebes (with Cadmea), and Corinth (with its Acrocorinth), may be applied generically to all such citadels, including Rome, Jerusalem, Celtic Bratislava, many…
Petros-Falia
Petros-Falia
October 11, 2019
The Acropolis is the symbol of Athens, the sacred rock, linking the fabulous ancient civilization with the modern city.

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History Museum
“Acropolis museum is the big museum of Greece with findings from Acropolis hills.You can see the beauty of ancient Greek statues,element from every day life of ancient Greeks and more.”
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Park
“Beautiful public park in the centre of Athens, great way to walk between places and take in the scenery. ”
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History Museum
“The largest archaeological museum in Greece and one of the greatest antiquities museums in the world”
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Track Stadium
“The first Modern Olympic Games were held there making the stadium a monument of significant importance. It is the only stadium in the world made from white marble and has a capacity of 60.000 spectators.”
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Historic Site
“The Temple of Olympian Zeus also known as the Olympieion or Columns of the Olympian Zeus, is a former colossal temple at the center 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. The temple's glory was short-lived, as it fell into disuse after being pillaged during a barbarian invasion in 267 AD, just about a century after its completion. It was probably never repaired and was reduced to ruins thereafter. In the centuries after the fall of the Roman Empire, it was extensively quarried for building materials to supply building projects elsewhere in the city. Despite this, a substantial part of the temple remains today, notably sixteen of the original gigantic columns, and it continues to be part of a very important archaeological site of Greece”
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Athens, 105 58
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