The allure of shopping in Athens’ historic center is obvious from the mix of people from around the world that stroll and shop here daily. Plaka and Monastiraki are the

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The neighborhood of the “elite” Athenians, it traditionally houses top designers and expensive retail boutiques. Greek design houses are located around the main square known as Platia Kolonakiou. Chic boutiques

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Numismatic Museum accommodated in “Iliou Malathron” (Ilion Palace), work of Ernest Chiller, formerly residence of Erick Schliemann. Recently renovated, is one of the few museums of this kind in the

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The museum was established by Antonios Benakis, member of a historical family coming from Alexandria of Egypt, and its collections include 33.000 works, recording the historical course of the Greek

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The National Art Gallery gives precedence the prominence of the contemporary Greek art. The original core of its exhibits, existing since Kapadistrias period (1830), was enriched with donations mainly consisting

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The Byzantine and Christian Museum is accommodated in the complex of “Villa Ilissia”, built by the architect Stamatis Kleanthis in 1848 as residence for the Duchess of Plakentia Sophie de

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It is accommodated in an especially designed building in Neofytou Douka Street, in the centre of Athens, at the junction of Vassillissis Sophias and Irodotou Streets, with a new sector

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National Archeological Museum is one of the most important museums globally in the sector of ancient art. In its collections all the civilizations that blossomed in the Greek area from

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The Panathenaic Stadium or Kallimarmaro was built in 329 BC by the orator and administrator Lycurgus for the athletic competitions of Panathenaia (the major Athenian festival in honor of the

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