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Athens Features

  • Top Reasons to Go to Athens

    The Acropolis: An ancient beacon of bygone glory rising above Athens's smog, this iconic citadel represents everything the Athenians were and... Read more

  • The New Athens

    Those rewards are even greater now thanks to the many splendid features created for the city's 2004 Olympics. In 2000, Athens opened its new... Read more

  • The Ageless City

    Happily, you can still wander into less-touristy areas to discover pockets of timeless charm. Here, in the lovelier Athenian neighborhoods, you... Read more

  • Landing a Seafood Feast, Greek Style

    Enjoying the bounty of the seas that wash against Greek shores can be a fishy business. The waters have been over-fished for decades and much... Read more

  • Greek Fast Food

    Souvlaki is the original Greek fast food: spit-roasted or grilled meat, tomatoes, onions, and garlicky tzatziki wrapped in a pita to go. Greeks... Read more

  • Grand Promenade

    One of the most popular features created in Athens for the 2004 Olympics was the Grand Promenade, a pedestrian walkway created to beautify some... Read more

  • When Greece Worshipped Beauty

    As visitors to the many treasure-filled galleries of the National Archaeological Museum will discover, Greek art did not spring in a blinding... Read more

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