Saturday, February 02, 2008

Strolling in Athens

To all of you that have never been to Athens the Capital of Greece we present some videos taken on February during a sunny afternoon.The videos include the Acropolis of Athens ,the Athens Metro ,main squares of Athens like Omonoia and Syntagma square ,the most importent main streets of central Athens like Panepistimiou street ,Stadiou Aeolou and Patission streets ,the famous Plaka and the flee market ,the national gardens and finally the Port of Piraeus
THE ACROPOLIS OF ATHENS
The video is taken from a distance (area of Thission from the end of Adrianou street)during a walk in Plaka without the tourist wave of summer.



THE ATHENS METRO PIRAEUS TERMINAL
The old terminal station of Piraeus ,located just opposite the exit Gate of the Port of Piraeus so it makes easy access to all travellers from the Ferries that coming from the Greek islands ,this year a bridge is build so you can cross the busy street as you coming out of the port.From the Piraeus terminal you have access to Athens and many north and south suburbs as well to the Athens airport with the Proastiakos rail and further to Aspropytgos Elefsina Megara and Agious Theodorous and Kineta ,sea resorts on the west side of Attica peninsula.



THE NATIONAL GARDENS OF`ATHENS
A small oasis in the hart of Athens offers a peacefully atmosphere away from the noise of the big city.The National Gardens located exactly next to the Greek Parliament buildings in Vasilissis Amalias street.During the Royalism in Greece it use to be called Vasilikos Kipos (Royal garden)

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