Greece is where the Olympic Games began in the 11th century BC, as a festival dedicated to the god Zeus. The first modern Olympics was held in Athens in 1896 in the Panathinaiko Stadium, a 4th century BC stadium which was restored for the games. ... 

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Athens

July 2013

sight-seeing

DSC01099

February 2012

The Parthenon in all its glory!!

Athens 5

March 2010

The Parthenon

Temple of Zeus

August 2009

The temple is known as the Olympieion and was dedicated to Zeus, king of the Olympian gods.

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Athens

August 2009

Changing of the guard in front of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Athens

Temple of Zeus

August 2015

First stop on tour

Foro griego

August 2015

Ruinas del antiguo foto griego

Iglesia bizantina de Pantanassa

August 2015

La iglesia se encuentra dentro de la plaza

Monastiraki Square

August 2015

Tell us who's in the photo, what you were doing etc.

Acropolis

November 2014

Porch of the Caryatids

Restoration of the Parthenon

September 2014

An incredible marvel of science, architecture and ancient times! The ongoing restoration has proved to be a challenge as there are little to no right angles in the entire structure, subtle curves are everywhere and the workmanship can simply not be duplicated. Amazing history!

Athens

August 2014

Acropolis, amazing architecture and history! The workmanship is like wow.

The Erechtheion

August 2014

The Caryatid Porch of the Erechtheion.

Acropolis by night

January 2014

The walk along the path all round the foot of the hill is great after a hefty dinner.

Parthenon

August 2013

Back view of the Parthenon

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