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Acropolis Museum : Sanctuary of the Marbles

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 19 December, 2016 / 0 Comments

Acropolis Museum Sanctuary of the Marbles   For many years, the possibility of building an adequate museum that would house the Parthenon marbles and all the artifacts of Acropolis and the surrounding slopes remained distant as a dream. Every plan made by the Greek state, was coming to a dead end. Eventually it took a…

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National Archaeological Museum of Athens

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 2 December, 2016 / 0 Comments

National Archaeological Museum of Athens The national archaeological museum of Athens is the biggest in Greece and one of the most significant in the world. Over 11.000 artifacts belong to its five major exhibitions which stretch from the Prehistoric era until the Roman period. Located in an exquisite neoclassical building on “28th October” Avenue which…

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Athens Zoo

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 18 November, 2016 / 0 Comments

Attica Zoological Park   Athens Zoo   For decades the only zoo in Athens was a small one inside the National Garden behind the Greek parliament. I have memories of my parents taking me there on Sundays. I can’t remember the animals clearly—due to my young age, but I still remember my enthusiasm when I…

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Athens : A Walk Around the Historical Center

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 29 October, 2016 / 14 Comments

Athens : A Walk Around the Historical Center Writing an article about Athens feels strange to me. After all, it is my hometown and looking at it as a travel destination doesn’t come natural. I have to admit that the Greek capital doesn’t look attractive on first sight. When the rest of Europe was going…

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Athens : Ten Images in B&W

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 10 July, 2016 / 0 Comments

Athens : Ten Images in B&W   These are ten images I took in Athens during my last trip. The capital of Greece can be very atmospheric so I chose black and white.     The old Gasworks also known as Gazi are a live neighborhood in the heart of the city. The old facilities…

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