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Athens Reviews, Greece

 
    's mapPlanning a trip to Athens, Greece? Unless it's not your first visit there, it's sure you have a ton of questions you want to ask about the whats, wheres and whos of Athens. Well, you're in luck, because we have an incredibly helpful community of veteran travelers that often share their experiences in the locations they visit and we have a couple of these user-written reviews on Athens as well. You can check them out below and remember, if you want additional information on Athens or any other destination, feel free to ask our team about it or post a question in our forum section.

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Recent reviews for Athens

My third trip in Athens, gallery by angelMy third trip in Athens - Jun 24, 2009, by angel
This was the second guided trip we chose. We had to be on the bus at 12:30 a.m. but even with this early start we reached Athens, the capital of Greece only at about 7:30 a.m. Our first stop was the city's harbor where we made some photos... Read more » 

Don't miss it in Athens, gallery by cipristbDon't miss it in Athens - Apr 15, 2009, by cipristb
Probably the main point of atraction when you visit Greece capital, Athens, may by the Acropolis where the visitors can see the Parthenon. The Acropolis has become during the time a Greek simbol. It is situated in the center of Athens, at... Read more » 

What to visit in Athens - Apr 1, 2009, by Wazling
Athens as a city, is a big fat man, who's dirty and not able to move. Culture of course you can have there a lot, for example with the Parthenon, the Agora and so on. You can spend days there, only visiting ancient Greek places and... Read more »

Athens - first impression, gallery by WazlingAthens - first impression - May 15, 2008, by Wazling
I've never seen such a different city before that time. On the one hand there was everything historical and full of antique things, on the other hand the place was very dirty and spoiled sometimes, mainly if you went away from the tourist... Read more » 

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Athens History

Athens, GreeceIt was during the Hellenistic Period when Alexander the Great’s former empire was divided into three parts, namely: Seleucids located in Asia Minor, Ptolemies found in Egypt, and Macedonian in Greece.  Athens continued to prosper in their cultural life but failed to have its own government.  The best philosophical schools were established in the country.  Finally after 200 years of Macedonian empire, Greece was absorbed by Rome on 84 BC. The Roman period gave Greece a chance to become a free city, the country continued to thrive.  But it was the Byzantine period that a part of the Roman empire was converted into... Read more »

 
 
Cheap flights to Athens

Recent Athens flights found by Travelgrove users

  • $519Lufthansa flight Lufthansa 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Montreal, QC (YUL)Athens, GR (ATH)05/11/201706:20 pm
    Athens, GR (ATH)Montreal, QC (YUL)05/28/201706:10 am
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  • $789Swiss International Air Lines flight Swiss International Air Lines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Boston, MA (BOS)Athens, GR (ATH)12/13/201609:45 pm
    Athens, GR (ATH)Boston, MA (BOS)12/20/201606:30 am
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  • $809Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
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    Chicago, IL (ORD)Athens, GR (ATH)01/10/201704:10 pm
    Athens, GR (ATH)Chicago, IL (ORD)01/19/201706:30 am
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