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Hadrian's Library
Little Metropolis
Roman Agora
Syntagma Square (Parliament Square)
Monastiraki
Koile Deme
Benaki Museum
Greek National Theatre
National Library of Greece, Athens
Plague
Classical Athens
Propylaia, Acropolis
National Archaeological Museum
Aerial view
Gate of Athena Archegetis, 11 B.C., Athens,
Herodes Atticus Theater
Temple of Olympian Zeus
Kolokotronis Statue
Monument of Lysicrates
Eleonas Archaeological Park of Plato's Academy,
Erectheion - Acropolis
Othonos Street
Panathinaic Stadium
Metaxourgio Square
1906 Intercalated Games

Hadrian's Library

In Hadrian's Library, there were rooms to house the book scrolls, rooms for reading and rooms for lectures...the Library was more a temple to learning #travel #athens #greece #sightseeing #inlovewiththemed #travelblog via @inlovewiththemed

Hadrian's Library - Roman Architectural Grandeur in Athens

In Hadrian's Library, there were rooms to house the book scrolls, rooms for reading and rooms for lectures... the Library was more a temple to learning

Amongst the ruins of Hadrian's Library in Athens. | 23 Places Where You'd Rather Be Reading Right Now

Among the ruins of Hadrian's Library in Athens.

Give me a good nook and a good book.

Hadrian Library in Athens, Greece Jigsaw Puzzle

Hadrian Library in Athens, Greece Jigsaw Puzzle

Hadrian Library in Athens, Greece

Hadrian's Library, Athens, Greece — by Maria Athanasopoulou. You will find it close by to Monastiraki. It’s the ancient library of Athens founded by the Emperor Andiranos. The...

Pictures: Beautiful Photos from Around the World | Expedia

You will find it close by to Monastiraki. It’s the ancient library of Athens founded by the Emperor Andiranos. The site is impressive and...

Goat-keeping at Hadrian's Library, 1905

Neue Photographische Gesellschaft A.G., Berlin - Steglitz. Scanned from private collection of MBE. Public Domain

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Hadrian's Library -

Little Metropolis

Athens Hidden Gems: 10 Unusual Things to See and Do | FarmBoy & CityGirl

Athens Hidden Gems: 10 Unusual Things to See and Do | FarmBoy & CityGirl

For most tourists and world traveler, Athens rhymes with Acropolis. Who could visit the capital of Greece without visiting this ancient mountain covered in ruins? Nobody. To prove that you’ve been to Athens, you need a picture with the Parthenon. Classic. But if like Chris and I, you plan to stay just a little longer, that’s when you start discovering Athens secrets. Actually, you would need to stay for a while if you wanted to learn all the secrets by yourself, that’s why we cheated. When I…

Athens Hidden Gems: 10 Unusual Things to See and Do | FarmBoy & CityGirl

Athens Hidden Gems: 10 Unusual Things to See and Do | FarmBoy & CityGirl

For most tourists and world traveler, Athens rhymes with Acropolis. Who could visit the capital of Greece without visiting this ancient mountain covered in ruins? Nobody. To prove that you’ve been to Athens, you need a picture with the Parthenon. Classic. But if like Chris and I, you plan to stay just a little longer, that’s when you start discovering Athens secrets. Actually, you would need to stay for a while if you wanted to learn all the secrets by yourself, that’s why we cheated. When I…

Right next to the massive cathedral of Athens is the Little Metropolis. The church from the 12th-century has been built with the marble of ancient temples, which makes it pretty unique. If you look closely, you can even recognized parts that don’t really belong there. And how did they manage to make it look religious? They carved crosses all over it!

Athens Hidden Gems: 10 Unusual Things to See and Do | FarmBoy & CityGirl

For most tourists and world traveler, Athens rhymes with Acropolis. Who could visit the capital of Greece without visiting this ancient mountain covered in ruins? Nobody. To prove that you’ve been to Athens, you need a picture with the Parthenon. Classic. But if like Chris and I, you plan to stay just a little longer, that’s when you start discovering Athens secrets. Actually, you would need to stay for a while if you wanted to learn all the secrets by yourself, that’s why we cheated. When I…

Roman Agora

Located between Monastiraki and the Acropolis, the Roman Agora is a large green area containing the Tower of the Winds and other various pieces of ancient artifacts.

Visiting the Ancient Ruins of Athens - Which are Best?

Heading to ancient Athens? Don't miss out on the temple ruins! But wait... hold up. There's so many! Which ancient ruins of Athens are best? Find out here.

Visiting the Ancient Ruins of Athens - Which are Best?

Visiting the Ancient Ruins of Athens - Which are Best?

Heading to ancient Athens? Don't miss out on the temple ruins! But wait... hold up. There's so many! Which ancient ruins of Athens are best? Find out here.

Syntagma Square (Parliament Square)

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Monastiraki

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Koile Deme

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Benaki Museum

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Greek National Theatre

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National Library of Greece, Athens

National Library, Athens, Greece

National Library, Athens, Greece

National Library, Athens, Greece

Plague

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Classical Athens

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Propylaia, Acropolis

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National Archaeological Museum

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Aerial view

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Gate of Athena Archegetis, 11 B.C., Athens,

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Herodes Atticus Theater

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Temple of Olympian Zeus

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Kolokotronis Statue

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Monument of Lysicrates

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Eleonas Archaeological Park of Plato's Academy,

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Erectheion - Acropolis

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Othonos Street

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Panathinaic Stadium

Athens Hidden Gems: 10 Unusual Things to See and Do | FarmBoy & CityGirl

Athens Hidden Gems: 10 Unusual Things to See and Do | FarmBoy & CityGirl

For most tourists and world traveler, Athens rhymes with Acropolis. Who could visit the capital of Greece without visiting this ancient mountain covered in ruins? Nobody. To prove that you’ve been to Athens, you need a picture with the Parthenon. Classic. But if like Chris and I, you plan to stay just a little longer, that’s when you start discovering Athens secrets. Actually, you would need to stay for a while if you wanted to learn all the secrets by yourself, that’s why we cheated. When I…

Metaxourgio Square

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1906 Intercalated Games

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once served as the open-air Senate and Supreme Court, hearing appeals in both civil and criminal cases.   At the foot of the Areopagus once stood the Temple of the Erinyes (in Latin called the Furies), where condemned murderers could seek sanctuary as they sought to escape their punishment.  Not far from here was a shrine to the Unknown God; when he visited Athens, Paul of Tarsus proclaimed this God to be the newly revealed God of Israel.

Areopagus - The great bald rock in Athens - In Love with the Med

The great bald rock that is the Areopagus sits high on a ridge that leads to the Acropolis. Legend has it that the war God Ares was tried here by...

Areopagus - The great bald rock in Athens -The great bald rock that is the Areopagus sits high on a ridge that leads to the Acropolis.  Small Group Tour of the Acropolis, Acropolis Museum, & Agora  Legend has it that the war God Ares was tried here by the Olympian Gods for the murder of his cousin, a son of Poseidon, God of the sea, of earthquakes and of horses.

Areopagus - The great bald rock in Athens - In Love with the Med

The great bald rock that is the Areopagus sits high on a ridge that leads to the Acropolis. Legend has it that the war God Ares was tried here by...

The Areopagus, Athens

Areopagus - The great bald rock in Athens - In Love with the Med

The great bald rock that is the Areopagus sits high on a ridge that leads to the Acropolis. Legend has it that the war God Ares was tried here by...

The Areopagus, Athens

Areopagus - The great bald rock in Athens - In Love with the Med

The great bald rock that is the Areopagus sits high on a ridge that leads to the Acropolis. Legend has it that the war God Ares was tried here by...

Athens Hidden Gems: 10 Unusual Things to See and Do | FarmBoy & CityGirl

Athens Hidden Gems: 10 Unusual Things to See and Do | FarmBoy & CityGirl

For most tourists and world traveler, Athens rhymes with Acropolis. Who could visit the capital of Greece without visiting this ancient mountain covered in ruins? Nobody. To prove that you’ve been to Athens, you need a picture with the Parthenon. Classic. But if like Chris and I, you plan to stay just a little longer, that’s when you start discovering Athens secrets. Actually, you would need to stay for a while if you wanted to learn all the secrets by yourself, that’s why we cheated. When I…

Athens Hidden Gems: 10 Unusual Things to See and Do | FarmBoy & CityGirl

Athens Hidden Gems: 10 Unusual Things to See and Do | FarmBoy & CityGirl

For most tourists and world traveler, Athens rhymes with Acropolis. Who could visit the capital of Greece without visiting this ancient mountain covered in ruins? Nobody. To prove that you’ve been to Athens, you need a picture with the Parthenon. Classic. But if like Chris and I, you plan to stay just a little longer, that’s when you start discovering Athens secrets. Actually, you would need to stay for a while if you wanted to learn all the secrets by yourself, that’s why we cheated. When I…

Right next to the massive cathedral of Athens is the Little Metropolis. The church from the 12th-century has been built with the marble of ancient temples, which makes it pretty unique. If you look closely, you can even recognized parts that don’t really belong there. And how did they manage to make it look religious? They carved crosses all over it!

Athens Hidden Gems: 10 Unusual Things to See and Do | FarmBoy & CityGirl

For most tourists and world traveler, Athens rhymes with Acropolis. Who could visit the capital of Greece without visiting this ancient mountain covered in ruins? Nobody. To prove that you’ve been to Athens, you need a picture with the Parthenon. Classic. But if like Chris and I, you plan to stay just a little longer, that’s when you start discovering Athens secrets. Actually, you would need to stay for a while if you wanted to learn all the secrets by yourself, that’s why we cheated. When I…

Athens Hidden Gems: 10 Unusual Things to See and Do | FarmBoy & CityGirl

Athens Hidden Gems: 10 Unusual Things to See and Do | FarmBoy & CityGirl

For most tourists and world traveler, Athens rhymes with Acropolis. Who could visit the capital of Greece without visiting this ancient mountain covered in ruins? Nobody. To prove that you’ve been to Athens, you need a picture with the Parthenon. Classic. But if like Chris and I, you plan to stay just a little longer, that’s when you start discovering Athens secrets. Actually, you would need to stay for a while if you wanted to learn all the secrets by yourself, that’s why we cheated. When I…

Restaurants on the Plaka stairs

Athens Hidden Gems: 10 Unusual Things to See and Do | FarmBoy & CityGirl

For most tourists and world traveler, Athens rhymes with Acropolis. Who could visit the capital of Greece without visiting this ancient mountain covered in ruins? Nobody. To prove that you’ve been to Athens, you need a picture with the Parthenon. Classic. But if like Chris and I, you plan to stay just a little longer, that’s when you start discovering Athens secrets. Actually, you would need to stay for a while if you wanted to learn all the secrets by yourself, that’s why we cheated. When I…

In Hadrian's Library, there were rooms to house the book scrolls, rooms for reading and rooms for lectures...the Library was more a temple to learning #travel #athens #greece #sightseeing #inlovewiththemed #travelblog via @inlovewiththemed

Hadrian's Library - Roman Architectural Grandeur in Athens

In Hadrian's Library, there were rooms to house the book scrolls, rooms for reading and rooms for lectures... the Library was more a temple to learning

Amongst the ruins of Hadrian's Library in Athens. | 23 Places Where You'd Rather Be Reading Right Now

Among the ruins of Hadrian's Library in Athens.

Give me a good nook and a good book.

Hadrian Library in Athens, Greece Jigsaw Puzzle

Hadrian Library in Athens, Greece Jigsaw Puzzle

Hadrian Library in Athens, Greece

Hadrian's Library, Athens, Greece — by Maria Athanasopoulou. You will find it close by to Monastiraki. It’s the ancient library of Athens founded by the Emperor Andiranos. The...

Pictures: Beautiful Photos from Around the World | Expedia

You will find it close by to Monastiraki. It’s the ancient library of Athens founded by the Emperor Andiranos. The site is impressive and...

Goat-keeping at Hadrian's Library, 1905

Neue Photographische Gesellschaft A.G., Berlin - Steglitz. Scanned from private collection of MBE. Public Domain

National Library, Athens, Greece

National Library, Athens, Greece

National Library, Athens, Greece

Hadrian's Library -

Hadrian's Library -