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by Rowlinson Carter An Athenian Outlook
An Olympic Tradition
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Acropolis Aegean Aegina Agora ancient Archaeological Athenian Athens Athens's Athinas Street Attica Avenue beaches boats British building built Byzantine cafe called centre century BC church cinemas classical Closed Monday coast coffee corner Crete Delphi East Eksarchia Ermou Street famous festival garden Greece's Greek Hadrian harbour Herod Atticus Herod Atticus Theatre hill houses Insight Guide islands Kifissia King kiosks Kolonaki look Lykavittos marble ment metres Minoan modern Monastery Monastiraki Museum Mycenaean National Olympic Omonia Omonia Square Open daily 8.30am-3pm palace Panepistimiou Street Pangrati park Parnitha Parthenon Persians Piraeus Plaka political pollution popular rembetika restaurants Roman sailing Saronic Gulf ships shops side Stadiou Stadiou Street summer Sunday swimming Syngrou Syntagma Square taverna taxi Temple Theatre tion tourist town Turkish Turks Vass visitors walk walls wine yacht Zappeion