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ATHENS Greece has gone through economic strife in recent years, but the difficulties have only served to strengthen the spirit, and encourage the creativity of Athenians. With its booming food scene and its rich history, Athens Greece is seeing a second awakening in the cultural world of travel.
- The Acropolis is an ancient citadel built on top of a hill in Athens. Built in the 5th century BC, the Acropolis embodies the spirit of the early Greek civilization.
2. The Acropolis is home to various monuments including the Nike temple and the Parthenon, monuments dedicated to ancient Greek goddesses.
3. The perfectly sculpted architecture of the Acropolis speaks to the intelligence of ancient Athens Greece.
4. The Hellenic Parliament building is located in Syntagma Square and represents democracy. Originally constructed in the 1800’s, this government building is still used in present-day politics in Athens Greece.
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I love Greece! I look forward to going back and will be sure to add some of these to my Athens itinerary. Thanks!