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  • The ancient burial place Kerameikos
    If you are at Athens, visit the Kerameikos, the ancient burial place of Athens. It is situated north east of the Acropolis. Some findings are also to see in the Kerameikos museum, the bigger part is shown at the national Museum. [...]
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  • City Park
    This is a great park in the center of Athens there is a fun Park that lets you get away from the chaotic city for a while. It's good to know that the park turns into a homosexual's hang out at night, so don't visit the place after 7pm if [...]
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  • What you can see at the birthplace of democracy
    Visit the museums of Athens in the lunch time, because the heat is at it´s maxmium during that time. PLan to visit all the other ancient buildings in the afternoon, but take a look at the opening times. [...]
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  • Guard change attraction at the Parliament
    If you are in Athens and you have a little time, go to the Parliament and watch the guard change. This happens in every hour if I remember well. [...]
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  • Dont talk to guys standing in front of restaurants
    Dont let yourself be torned in a restaurant by these guys, standing in front of restaurants. If you start to talk to them, you wont be able to get rid of them again. Just take yourself a look at the restaurant you want to go to. [...]
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  • Bring water with you to the Parthenon
    Athens is extremely hot, so make sure that you always have enough to drink with you. Especially when you are climbing up to the Parthenon. [...]
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Athens History

It 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 [...]
 
 
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  • $662Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Philadelphia, PA (PHL)Athens, GR (ATH)10/12/201904:20 pm
    Athens, GR (ATH)Philadelphia, PA (PHL)10/19/201906:30 pm
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  • $950Aegean Airlines flight Aegean Airlines 
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    Toronto, ON (YYZ)Athens, GR (ATH)07/05/201910:25 pm
    Athens, GR (ATH)Toronto, ON (YYZ)07/17/201912:55 pm
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  • $1031Lufthansa flight Lufthansa 
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    Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)Athens, GR (ATH)07/16/201901:55 pm
    Athens, GR (ATH)Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)07/22/201907:30 pm
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