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Pensive Athena, 5th-century BCE relief sculpture from the acropolis in the name-sake city-state of this goddess of wisdom, justice, civilization, the arts and warfare, among other things. 63 more words

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Athens: Acropolis & Museum, Anafiotika

One goal of any tourist visiting Athens surely has to be a visit to the Acropolis. Even if history isn’t your thing, the views from such an elevated point demand attention. 677 more words

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Greece/Portugal, Day 5, Delphi

Wednesday morning dawned fresh and sunny again, the weather perfect for a day trip to Delphi. It was also the first of our trips arranged through… 2,076 more words

Greece/ Portugal

Acropolis Museum

After a visit to the Acropolis, we headed down to the Acropolis Museum. It was a quick walk – maybe 5 minutes. And it’s a beautiful museum! 169 more words

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5 Things on your Athens trip that you can do besides the Acropolis

Greece’s capital, Athens is full of amazing history, and if ou’re visiting it soon, the Parthenon is probably at the top of your sightseeing list. The ruins of the Acropolis, however, aren’t the only sites that you can enjoy. 591 more words

Athens

We only have two and a half days in Athens, clearly not enough time to do the city justice. There is so much to see, such history; ideas, concepts, ideals, philosophies that have survived the years. 1,147 more words

Up close with the Karyatids

I was most impressed with the Karyatids (female figures) on the Erechtheion at the Acropolis when we visited last week.

The amazing sculptures are copies, the originals, 5 of the 6, are in the Acropolis museum. 355 more words

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