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Athens, Paradise of the gods

AthensIf there is a city that breathes more history of our ancestors, that in Athens. The city lives and enjoy the intense tourism thanks to its important monuments of interest.

It felt as if we retreated centuries ago to enjoy the most exclusive art. If we do tourism in the city, we recommend above all in view of the Parthenon in the grounds of the Acropolis, named a World Heritage Site, which means high city.

And we found just such a Motan, offering expansive views of the city and that he himself is visible from any point. Although it has undergone some renovations and restorations, the Parthenon impresses with its great art, the number of columns made with precision and architectural elements.

Nearby, you can always visit the museum of this place that embraces some of the most valuable pieces of all time. Others are scattered in other international museums, located in London or New York.

In the narrow streets near the Acropolis, Athens breathes crafts. They are full of shops to buy souvenirs and even thousands of vases and bowls with patterns of clay and terracotta Hellenic highly prized. Plates, cups, teapots, vases, c├íntires … are the stars of the craft shops.

But the city is much more, as in the center, featuring Syntagma Square, is concentration of the population for their comings and goings and to party. The Plaza has also starred in other events, and various social and political manifestations.

For something different city, you should reach the port of Piraeus. Their boats and yachts draw a fantastic landscape. It’s time to eat the rich Greek cuisine in one of its terraces. The moussaka, salads, sauces, yogurt, fish, excellent wine and, of course, more consistent desserts await you in one of the most complete and healthy cuisines of the world.