Athens, Greece

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Athens (; Greek: Αθήνα, Athína [aˈθina]; Ancient Greek: Ἀθῆναι, Athênai [a.tʰɛ̂ː.nai̯]) is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world's oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning over 3,400 years and its earliest human presence starting somewhere between the 11th and 7th millennium BC.Classical Athens was a powerful city-state that emerged in conjunction with the seagoing development of the port of Piraeus, which had been a distinct city prior to its 5th century BC incorporation with Athens. A centre for the arts, learning and philosophy, home of Plato's Academy and Aristotle's Lyceum, it is widely referred to as the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy, largely because of its cultural and political impact on the European continent, and in particular the Romans. In modern times, Athens is a large cosmopolitan metropolis and central to economic, financial, industrial, maritime, political and cultural... Wikipedia ( Creative Commons Attribution CC-BY-SA 4.0 )
Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens
Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis Museum
Temple of Hephaestus
Temple of Hephaestus
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Odeon of Herodes Atticus
Odeon of Herodes Atticus
Hellenic Parliament
Hellenic Parliament
Ancient Agora of Athens
Ancient Agora of Athens
Syntagma Square
Syntagma Square
Academy of Athens (modern)
Academy of Athens (modern)
Stoa of Attalos
Stoa of Attalos
Theatre of Dionysus
Theatre of Dionysus
Hadrian's Library
Hadrian's Library
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