When In Athens
I went to visit my mum in Athens, a new adventure! It was a jam packed couple of days! Here is what we did as well as amazing places you need to go! The Markets There are so many markets around Athens, from fruit, meat, clothing you name it, its all about where to go and when! Here are a a list of places to go and get all the deals around Athens via Culture Trip. Electra Athens We went here our first night a 5 star hotel, but the views are amazing, the staff, the drinks you name it! So worth it! A hidden treasure. Watching the sun go do, Hendricks gin and tonic, sold! Eating in Athens Kalamaki Kolonaki Kalamaki Kolonaki a Greek inspired restaurant that takes its inspiration from Greek cuisine which has a history of more than a thousand years. Kalamaki is often interchanged with the word Souvlaki which is a popular Greek food item. It typically consists of meat which is almost minced and is served with grill vegetables in perfection. Pit Espresso Ristorante Bar Le Charme de PIT cafe - bar - wine bistrot restaurant with Premium wines and spirits , fabulous in house cocktails and Mediterranean lunch and dinner menu!!! National Library of Greece The National Library of Greece is situated near the center of city of Athens. It was designed by the Danish architect Theophil Freiherr von Hansen, as part of his famous Trilogy of neo-classical buildings including the Academy of Athens and the original building of the Athens University. The views at the top as well are stunning, with events as well throughout the year and careens there is always some excitement happening! Flisvos Marina Just six kilometers from the center of Athens, Flisvos Marina is the first marina of high standards in Greece with the possibility of serving a large number of mega-yachts (yachts and luxury yachts with a length exceeding 30 meters). Flisvos Tourist Port, with the completion of the major upgrade project, today offers 303 berths, of which 50% can accommodate yachts over 35m long, largely covering the corresponding domestic docking needs and at the same time creating a pole of attraction for high- requirements in Greece. With shops, restaurants a great for kids! Panathenaic Stadium, Athens, Greece The Panathenaic Stadium or Kallimarmaro is a multi-purpose stadium in Athens, Greece. One of the main historic attractions of Athens, it is the only stadium in the world built entirely of marble To iero tou Olympiou Dios The Temple of Olympian Zeus (Greek: Ναός του Ολυμπίου Διός, Naós tou Olympíou Diós), also known as the Olympieion or Columns of the Olympian Zeus, is a former colossal temple at the center of the Greek capital Athens. It was dedicated to "Olympian" Zeus, a name originating from his position as head of the Olympian gods. Construction began in the 6th century BC during the rule of the Athenian tyrants, who envisaged building the greatest temple in the ancient world, but it was not completed until the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian in the 2nd century AD, some 638 years after the project had begun. During the Roman period the temple -that included 104 colossal columns- was renowned as the largest temple in Greece and housed one of the largest cult statues in the ancient world. Areopagus, Athens, Greece Άλσος Λυκαβηττού, Athens, Greece Just behind my mums is the also known as Lycabettos, Lykabettos or Lykavittos (Greek: Λυκαβηττός, pronounced [likaviˈtos]), is a Cretaceous limestone hill in Athens, Greece at 300 meters (908 feet) above sea level. Pine trees cover its base, and at its two peaks are the 19th century Chapel of St. George, a theatre, and a restaurant. The view are just breathtaking!