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What you can see at the birthplace of democracy, Athens, Greece

 
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Wazling's pictureby Wazling General travel tip
added on the 3rd of July, 2009
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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2-12 Οδός Βουτάδων, Athen 11854, Griechenland

 
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