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Magnificent Byzantine Churches in the Heart of Athens

A tour of the Byzantine churches in the historic center of Athens offers history, unique architecture, a rare viewing experience and a knowledge boost. Not only have they survived but many churches are still open for spiritual business and...

Spending a Day in Plaka, the Oldest Neighborhood in Athens

Spending a day in the Plaka district in Athens is an experience that stays with travelers for a lifetime.

Anafiotika, the Hidden Island of Athens

The tiny, scenic neighborhood of Anafiotika tucked above the Plaka, just below the Acropolis, is often overlooked by visitors to Athens

What to Do in Plaka, Athens

One of the places in Athens that visitors love to enjoy is Plaka, quite close to the Acropolis, and stretching almost all the way until Syntagma Square, it is an oasis of picturesque houses and colorful alleys. One of the...

The Most Local Tour of Athens You 'll Find on The Web

Stop being a tourist – start becoming an explorer! Here's an account of a real local tour of Greece's capital, Athens.

Greek Culture Ministry Rents its Properties for Peanuts While Paying Rent for its Offices

The Greek Culture Ministry owns a number of buildings in Athens, but due to mismanagement, ends up paying rent to house its offices, while renting its own properties for as low as 15 euros per month. The Hellenic Republic Asset Development...