Long, wide terraces filled with flowers and plants provide garden-like outdoor living space for residents of this midrise apartment building in Glyfada
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The grounds around the Temple of Olympian Zeus offer views toward the Parthenon and the Acropolis about 500 meters away in Central Athens
An elegantly styled building adds a graceful curve to the corner of Apollonas and Mpenizelou Streets in the Plaka District of Athens. The Naomi Furs showroom occupies the building’s street-level premises at 4 Mpenizelou Street.
The city of Athens fans outward from The Odeon of Herodes Atticus theatre, situated on the south side of the Acropolis. Originally built in 161 AD, the venue had a wooden roof and could seat 5,000 people for music concerts. The seating and stage areas were renovated in the 1950s, and the open-air theatre now [...]
Aerial visions: I never need inspiration to plan a trip to Greece, but today friends of mine passed along a link to a stunning video that I couldn’t resist sharing with my readers. it’s called “Visions of Greece,” and it was posted online by YouTube member Chania Crete. The video is 54 minutes long, so [...]
Dromeas (“Runner” in English) is a 12-meter-tall glass and iron sculpture created in 1994 by Athens artist Costas Varotsos Sharp Dresser: Athens may be one of the world’s safest cities, but you won’t want to run into a big Greek guy named Dromeas while you’re there — he would literally tear you to pieces. [...]