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What about going to a Hammam in Athens? You will combine elements from classical antiquity, the Ottoman past and a modern city. Since it was under Ottoman occupation between 1458 and 1833, it also had public baths called hammams. When you come to Athens today, you can visit the Bath of the Winds or experience spa services at one of the modern hammams of the city.

 

 

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Autumn in Greece is full of surprises! Even though summer is probably the most popular season in Greece, for Greeks and non-Greeks, also autumn and winter have much more to offer than you might think! Since the Tourist Industry focuses on Greece as a typical country for summer holidays, not everyone knows that Greece is more than only beaches and sea.  Here an introduction to different aspects of the beautiful Greek autumn.


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A visit to Athens is never complete without a visit to the Acropolis Museum, which first opened its doors in 2009. For all those years, it has been one of the major cultural sightseeing spots of the Greek capital.

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Have you ever visited Athens? A stroll through Athens gives you the opportunity to admire not only ancient Greek constructions and monuments, such as the Acropolis, the Dionysius Amphitheatre but also public buildings constructed in the 19th century, such as the Parliament, the National Theater, the Zappeion …

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Did you know that the northern suburbs of Athens have a beautiful park? Close to the Omilo School, you will find the Sygrou Park, which belongs to the suburbs of Maroussi and Kifissia.
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The Athens Classic Marathon is one of the most important sports events hosted by the city of Athens. Thousands of runners from all over the world participate in every year’s race. Apart from the sportive event, they have the chance to enjoy Greek hospitality, to discover the fascinating landscape and to explore a city which is constantly improving its standards.

Today the Marathon race is held in many major cities around the world, but there is only one “Authentic Marathon”, taking place every year in Athens, beginning of November.

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Do you like riding your bicycle? In the last 10 years, biking became steadily more popular in Athens and Greece. It is healthy, cheap and many times quicker than using public transport, to reach your destination! Even better, every year more biking roads are becoming part of the city and biking shops are popping up in every neighborhood of the capital.
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Visiting Athens today, is very different from visiting Athens before 2004.  So let’s take a look at the things you can do in Modern Athens.
Athens has changed tremendously the last 20 years, and became a very different city, but still very Greek, as well as modern and cosmopolitan.

About half of the Greek population lives in the Greek capital.  The city’s combination of the rich history, the warm southern mentality and the struggle during the financial crisis (+/- 2013-2017), have shaped a place full of diversity, creativity, and character.
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The name Onassis is a synonym of Croesus, of a very wealthy man. Aristotle Onassis, the so-called “Golden Greek”, became worldwide known for oil tankers and Olympic Airways. However, he did much more than that. Let’s get to know him and have a closer look at the Onassis Cultural Center in Athens as well as the Onassis Foundation’s activities. Lees meer

Do you also dream of celebrating New Year in Greece? What about exploring Athens during the festive days between Christmas and New Year, while you practice speaking Greek, attending cultural life and making friends.
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