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Athens, Greece

 

   

     

Athens is the largest city in Greece and also happens to be its capital. It was known to be the center of Ancient Greece. The city is known for its art, philosophy, culture, and politics. Many refer to this city as the cradle of Western Civilization and the birthplace of democracy. Athens is one of the biggest economic centers in Southern Europe, which is home to the biggest passenger seaport in Europe, the Port of Piraeus, approximately 4 miles from the city of Athens.

      

     

The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel, a fortress located on a rocky surface above the city. It contains the remains of some ancient, historic buildings, one being the Parthenon. The Parthenon is located in the center of the Acropolis. All of the valuable artifacts are located in the Acropolis Museum, about 918 feet from the Acropolis. 

     

       

Kolonaki, translated to “little column” is a neighborhood in central Athens and also the city’s leading shopping areas. It includes high-end boutiques to prestigious couture from Greek and international designers. There are also other options aside from shopping, like nightlife and dining. You can find more restaurants and cafes at Kolonaki Square.          

           

             

If you are a car enthusiast, the Hellenic Motor Museum should be one of your next stops in Athens. The museum exhibits are dedicated to the evolution of cars from the 19th and 20th century. The museum contains 300 cars, 110 of which are displayed periodically. It also includes some amenities like a Formula 1 Simulator and a road safety program. 

 

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