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The landscaping of Dimitris Pikionis (Philopappou)

D. Pikionis (1887-1968) was an inspired architect, city planner, artist, scenographer and philoshopher. Together with his students he executed the most important architectural landscape project in modern Athens between May 1954 and Febrauary 1958. The project involved the archaiological site

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The church of St. Demetrius Loumbardiaris (Philopappou)

A small 12th c. Byzantine chapel of the vaulted single-aisle basilica type.  The chapel is built at the site of the north tower of the Diateichisma gate, called Dipylon above the Gates, and near a small temple-shaped structure, built in

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Socrates jail (Philopappou)

The cutting of groundwork and even of whole rooms into the rocky parts of the Hills west of the Acropolis (the Areopagus, the Hills of the Nymphs and of the Mouses, the Pnyx) is especially characteristic of the area, which

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Kimoneia mnimata (Philopappou)

The rectangular opening in the rockface on the northwest side of the hill of the Muses (Philopappou) serves as an entrance to a double tomb carved into bedrock. The grave complex is divided, along an east-west axis, into two compartments

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The ancient Deme (municipality) of Koile

The ancient deme of Koile is located southwest of Athens, on the slopes of the hills of the muses and the Pnyx on either side of the deep ravine formed by the two Hills. The street, traversing the ravine has

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Koilon (depression) of Koile ancient municipality

“Koilon” was formed at the junction of Acropolis three western hills (Muses, Pnyx, Nymphs) is among Athens most interesting archaeological sites. On this plateau, a road known to the historian Herodotus (6th c. B.C.) as the Koile road arrived from

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Philopappos Monument (Filopappou)

According to Pausanias, an ancient traveler writer of the 2nd c.AD, the highest of the three Hills west of Acropolis was named after Mousaios poet who lived, taught and buried there. The rock out square to the northeast of the

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Athens: Keramikos METRO station (Line 3)

Keramikos METRO station ( Line 3) of the Athens Metro blue line. Keramikos is an area of Athens in NW of Acropolis. It is an extensive area inside and outside the ancient city walls where many pottery workshops used to

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Athens Monastiraki Metro station (Line 1 & Line 3)

Monastiraki literally little monastery is a flea market neighborhood in the old town of Athens  and one of the principal shopping districts in Athens. The area is home to clothing boutiques, souvenir shops, and specialty stores, and is a major

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City of Athens

Athens as the most southern capital of Europe has also a very good climate.

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