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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

During the Archaic period, a lot of Greek cities flourished in terms of political, philosophical, and of course artistic developments.  All of these were destroyed when Persians invaded Greece in 480 BC.  At 479 BC, Persian invasion came to an end and Athens took the lead in bringing the Greek civilization back by reconstructing the destroyed temples and buildings. Around 4th century BC, Athens developed even more in the arts like literature, structures, and architecture.  Politically, they were able to bring back the democratic government.  The center of civic life was Agora, a place in Athens.  It was a marketplace and a place where [...]
 
 
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  • $661Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
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    Toronto, ON (YYZ)Athens, GR (ATH)04/07/201506:35 pm
    Athens, GR (ATH)Toronto, ON (YYZ)04/21/201501:35 pm
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    New York, NY (JFK)Athens, GR (ATH)04/07/201507:10 pm
    Athens, GR (ATH)New York, NY (JFK)04/21/201512:45 pm
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    Washington DC, DC (IAD)Athens, GR (ATH)08/20/201502:50 pm
    Athens, GR (ATH)Washington DC, DC (IAD)08/30/201501:25 pm
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