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Great time flying kites on the Pnyx Hill in Athens on Clean Monday, whilst viewing the Acropolis of Athens

The Pnyx Hill

About the Pnyx Hill The Pnyx Hill in central Athens is where ancient Athenians gathered to host their popular assemblies

The Tower of the Winds in the Roman Forum of Athens

Tower of the Winds

About the Tower of the Winds Situated in the Roman Forum of Athens, the Tower of the Winds, also known as the Horologion of Andronikos Kyrrhestes, is the world’s first weather station.

Inside the Holy Church of Saint Kyriaki in Athens

Holy Church of Saint Kyriaki

About the Holy Church of Saint Kyriaki About two minutes walk from the famous Central Municipal Athens Market is the Holy Church of Saint Kyriaki on Athinas Street. It is one of the smallest churches in Athens, measuring just 11m (36 ft) by 3.5m (11.5 ft) It was built in the early 1600s to honour …

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The National Archaeological Musuem in Athens

National Archaeological Museum

In Athens, the National Archaeological Museum is the museum to visit for unique exhibits, including fabulous Mycenaean gold and an unrivalled quantity of sculpture, pottery, and jewellery. 

Inside the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens and looking at one of the exhibitions

Museum of Cycladic Art

About the Museum of Cycladic Art Founded in 1986, the Museum of Cycladic Art is an excellent museum in which to ponder elegant, semi-abstract Cycladic figurines

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens is one of the most beautiful churches in Athens.

Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens, also known as the Metropolitan Church of Athens, the Metropolitan Church of the Annunciation, and more popularly known as the Metropolis, is the cathedral church of the Archbishopric of Athens and Greece. Situated in the extremely popular Metropolis Square in the centre of Athens, it is perhaps the most visited …

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