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Athens Destination Guide

Discover Athens in Greece

Athens in the region of Attica with its 729,137 habitants is a town located in Greece and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of Athens

Local time in Athens is now 05:14 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Athens " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Rafina, Psychiko, Plaka, Peristeri, and Old Faliron. When in this area, you might want to check out Rafina . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Athens ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Sotiris Ninis // Panathinaikos Wonderkid 2009/10

2:05 min by CristianoRonaldoRMCF
Views: 62237 Rating: 4.70

Ninis began his career in 2004 as a youngster in Panathinaikos' football academies, joining from great academy of Apollon Smyrnis. During these 2 years, he became an integral part of the Panathinaikos ..

Kay & The Schooldrivers - Mesa Stin Poli (2009)

3:50 min by Kay Darens
Views: 57647 Rating: 3.49

FREE DOWNLOAD SONG & LYRICS FROM HERE: www.reverbnation.com This is the official UNCENSORED videoclip for Kay & The SchoolDrivers - "Mesa Stin Poli" song included in their cd PAME EKDROMH! out by Reco ..


Super Mama Djombo - Sol Maior Para Comanda ( Photos by Knut Andreasson )

17:37 min by nickivour
Views: 45133 Rating: 4.96

Super Mama Djombo / LP : Sol Maior Para Comanda After Guinea-Bissau gained independence from Portuguese colonial rule in 1974, Super Mama Djombo was the most popular band in the country for more than ..

Cyanna - Shine (live in Athens - Mtv Gr / Music Week - 28/09/2008)

3:27 min by inthemarket
Views: 31221 Rating: 4.80

Cyanna performing "Shine" live in Thissio, Athens, Greece (Mtv Gr / Music Week) 28/09/2008 Filmed by Kostas Antonopoulos www.cyanna.gr www.myspace.com www.facebook.com www.youtube.com www.mtv.gr www.m ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Kerameikos

Keramikos is an area of Athens, Greece, located to the northwest of the Acropolis, which includes an extensive area both within and outside the ancient city walls, on both sides of the Dipylon (Δίπυλον) Gate and by the banks of the Eridanos River. It was the potters' quarter of the city, from which the English word "ceramic" is derived, and was also the site of an important cemetery and numerous funerary sculptures erected along the road out of the city towards Eleusis.

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Located at 37.98 23.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Ancient Greek pottery, Ancient Greek sites in Greece, Ancient cemeteries in Greece, Areas of Athens, Iron Age sites in Greece, Landmarks in Athens, Mycenaean sites in central Greece

Votanikos

Votanikos is a subdivision located 3 km west of the downtown part of the Greek capital of Athens. The area is named after a nearby botanical garden situated to the southwest. The eastern part are residential, the western part are forested and industrialized. The subdivision has no squares but has a nearby school.

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Tags: Neighbourhoods in Athens

Thiseio metro station

Thiseio is an Athens Metro station, located in Thiseio at 8.603 km from Piraeus. It is located in Athens and took its name from the nearby Temple of Hephaestus which is famous as Thiseio. The station was first opened on February 27, 1869 and was renovated in 2004. It has two platforms. Thiseio station is the first railway station in the city of Athens, other than the Thiseio–Piraeus of today's line 1 of ISAP and the first railway line other than the range of the Greek government.

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Located at 37.98 23.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: ISAP stations, Railway stations opened in 1869

Thiseio

Thiseio, also Thisseio, Thisio and Thissio is the name of a neighborhood in downtown Athens, Greece, northwest of the Acropolis, 1.5 km southwest of downtown, and 1 km southwest of city hall; its name derives from the Temple of Hephaestus, also known as Τhiseio, as it was, in earlier times, considered a temple of Theseus. The area also takes in the ancient Agora, Petralona, and Kerameikos, which includes the Assomaton Square. In Assomaton Square there is Agioi Assomatoi church.

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Located at 37.97 23.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Neighbourhoods in Athens

Temple of Hephaestus

The Temple of Hephaestus, also known as the Hephaisteion or earlier as the Theseion, is a well-preserved Greek temple; it remains standing largely as built. It is a Doric peripteral temple, and is located at the north-west side of the Agora of Athens, on top of the Agoraios Kolonos hill. From the 7th century until 1834, it served as the Greek Orthodox church of St. George Akamates.

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Located at 37.98 23.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 5th-century BC architecture, Ancient Greek buildings and structures in Athens, Ancient Greek sites in Greece, Archaeological sites in Attica, Conversion of non-Christian places of worship into churches, Hephaestus, Landmarks in Athens, Temples in ancient Athens

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temperature and rainfall during the year in Athens