Athens Greece

Athens - Hadrian

Viewing Additional Athens Sights Although we got high level views of a number of the city’s other historical sights during our own walks, we also took an evening Free Tour to fill in the blanks. Many cities have these tours. They are free and you pay what you want based upon the guide. We lucked [Read more …]

Athens Neighborhoods

Acropolis at night 05

Athen’s history is not confined to its famous sights. Athens neighborhoods, at least those in which we spent much of our time, have their own historic monuments, in addition to their unique vibes, cultures and restaurants. Plaka Plaka, in the center of the city, is the oldest and longest continually inhabited neighborhood in the city. [Read more …]

Athens Greece: Archaeological Sites

Cycladic Art 11

Almost everywhere in Athens you look, you can find remnants of former civilizations in Athens. This blog discusses some of the more interesting museums and archaeological sites that we found. National Archaeological Museum The National Archaeological Museum is an incredible collection that begins with Neolithic vases and figures and proceed through Hellenistic sculptures, covering all [Read more …]