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  • Big Olive Walks
    by athensliving on November 22, 2014 at 9:19 AM
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    Discover the secrets of Athens with Big Olive Walks. Don't make the mistake of thinking that this company is just for visitors and newcomers, I think we can all learn something new and interesting from the Big Olive specialist guides.

    For more information visit http://www.bigolive.org

  • Psirri
    by athensliving on November 13, 2014 at 3:23 AM
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    I think this is one of the most interesting areas of Athens. Walking round Psirri is like observing modern Greek history rolled up into one neighbourhood!

  • The Museum of Greek Gastronomy
    by athensliving on October 6, 2014 at 8:10 AM
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    A must see for foodies! Find out about Greek cuisine and, if you want, learn to cook like the ...

  • Farmer's Republic
    by athensliving on September 14, 2014 at 7:07 AM
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    This organic supermarket just north of Athens in Kryoneri keeps costs low and product standards high. Farmers bring their produce directly to the Farmer's Republic and sell organic fresh fruit and vegetables every Wednesday and Saturday in the covered market area.

  • Aristotle's Lyceum
    by athensliving on June 11, 2014 at 11:55 AM
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    A tour round Athens' newest old site! Aristotle's Lyceum opened to the public in June, 2014. Entrance is free and the site is currently open daily from 8 am to 8 pm. The main entrance is on Rigilis Street and the site backs onto the gardens of the Byzantine and Christian Museum. WELL worth a visit!

  • Museum of the City of Athens
    by athensliving on January 19, 2014 at 9:13 AM
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    A beautiful little museum on Klafthmonos Square, open every day except Tuesday. For more information visit http://www.athenscitymuseum.gr/

  • Technopolis Industrial Gas Museum
    by athensliving on September 9, 2013 at 7:36 AM
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    Although the wonderful buildings of Athens old gasworks were restored in 1999 and used as cultural venues, 2013 marks the opening of Athens first Industrial Museum in Technopolis.

  • The Antikythera Shipwreck Exhibition
    by athensliving on August 22, 2013 at 11:10 AM
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    The National Archaeological Museum of Athens is showing a collection of artefacts retrieved from a shipwreck off the coast of Antikythera. The most famous find is the Antikythera Mechanism but the entire exhibition is absolutely fascinating. It has proved to be so popular it will have an extended run till January 2013!

  • Art Athina 2013
    by athensliving on May 19, 2013 at 10:29 AM
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    A look at Athens International Art Fair.

  • Patmos-In The Elements
    by athensliving on December 5, 2012 at 1:38 AM
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    A short poem written by Granville Lee Warner. Granville wrote this poem after a trip to Patmos, but the poem speaks about all of Greece. I think anyone who has visited this country will appreciate it!

  • Athens Graffiti
    by athensliving on November 21, 2012 at 10:02 AM
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    A look at some of the more interesting graffiti in Athens with comments from site members (taken from survey answers to a general question about graffiti).

  • Archelon
    by athensliving on October 15, 2012 at 6:46 AM
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    For over twenty five years Archelon has worked tirelessly to protect the sea turtles of Greece. Here's a look at their Athens based sanctuary. For more information visit www.archelon.gr


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