Travel Pictures Gallery.com - Greece - Athens
a series of travel images from Greece, Athens (Greek: Αθήνα, Athína), the capital city of Greece. A city with some 5 million inhabitants in the metropolitan area. The birthplace of classical Greece and therefore of Western civilization. The ever sprawling city has much to offer for the traveller. The Acropoiis, the ancient high city with marble temples dedicated to goddess Athena, the classical Agora at the foot of the Acropolis where all the important buildings were situated. In the atmospheric streets of the Plaka, the hill at the foot of Acropolis you can unwind and enjoy drinks and food at a terrace. The archeological museum can keep you busy for the larger part of a day.