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For all too many people, ATHENS is a city that happened two-and-a-half thousand years ago. It's true that even now the past looms large – literally, in the shape of the mighty Acropolis that dominates almost every view, as well as on every visitor's itinerary. Yet the modern conurbation is home to over four million people – more than a third of the Greek nation's population – and has undergone a transformation in the twenty-first century. The stimulus of the 2004 Olympics made it far more than a repository of antiquities, lifting it above the clichés of pollution and …
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Hotel Grande Bretagne Athens

Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens stands across from Constitution Square, the House of Parliament, and the National Gardens and is approximately 16 miles from Athens Airport. Within one mile are ...

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Acropolis

A splendid religious complex, the Acropolis consists of several temples which were built by the world's first democracy during the 5th Century BCE. The most majestic building of all ...

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Kollias

One of the city's most authentic fish tavernas can be found in the working-class district of Piraeus. Tassos Kollias serves his customers a great selection of fresh fish and seafood ...