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Category Archives: Monuments & historic sites
The travel season has just ended or is quickly winding down at most Greek Island tourist destinations, but there are still plenty of exciting things to see and do on mainland Greece during the fall, as this brief videoclip … Continue reading
Two of the 15 columns that remain at the Temple of Poseidon monument (below) at Cape Sounion, a peninsula 70 kilometers southeast of Athens. There originally were 42 columns in the temple, which was built around 440 B.C. … Continue reading
Tourists walk a hillside path on Delos island (foreground) while other visitors climb steps to the top of Mt Kynthos (upper left). The monument near the center of the photo is the Temple of Isis. Click on the photo to … Continue reading
The imposing Venetian Castle towers above Chora village and a row of red-roofed windmills on Astipalea island
One of the most famous churches in all the Greek islands, Panagia Ekatontapiliani in the Paros port town of Parikia is more popularly known as the “Church of the 100 doors” (probably because most tourists can’t pronounce the tongue-twisting Greek … Continue reading
Anthony Ayiomamitis captured this gorgeous photo of a golden full moon rising above the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion in Greece on May 5 2012. It’s the featured photo on the Astronomy Picture of the Day website. Moon … Continue reading
The Turkish mosque Yiali Tzami cuts a distinctive figure at the Venetian harbour in the city of Chania in northwest Crete. The mosque’s great dome is supported by four arches, while six smaller domes accent the top of the square … Continue reading
The view from the Asklepieion ruins and monuments on Kos island takes in nearby Kos Town and extends to the mountainous coast of Turkey. Click on the photo to open a larger image so you can enjoy a better view! … Continue reading
The grounds around the Temple of Olympian Zeus offer views toward the Parthenon and the Acropolis about 500 meters away in Central Athens
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. … Continue reading
The exterior wall of the Castle of the Knights of St John, viewed from the opposite side of palm-tree-lined Finikon street in Kos Town … … and part of the castle interior, viewed from the elevated walkway that … Continue reading
The biggest building on Patmos just happens to be the island’s biggest tourist attraction — The Holy Monastery of Patmos, seen towering above the houses and mansions of Chora. Also known as the Monastery of St. John, it was built … Continue reading
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. it’s called “Visions of Greece,” and it was posted online … Continue reading
The oval-shaped amphitheatre at Thorikos, northeast of Lavrio on the Attica peninsula, dates to the 6th Century B.C. It’s the oldest theatre in Greece.
The lighthouse in the harbour at Chania was built by the Venetians around 1570, and remodeled by the Egyptians when they occupied Crete between 1820 and 1841.
The Panagia Chozoviotissa monastery on Amorgos is a narrow, fortress-like building constructed against the face of a jagged cliff high above the Aegean Sea
Fascinating ruins and antiquities abound on Delos island … … an outstanding archaeological site where visitors encounter the vestiges of ancient Greek history and mythology as they wander the vast outdoor museum to explore remarkable ruins like the House … Continue reading