Our collective 10 Favorite Things from the National Archaeological Museum in Athens include bronze statues, pottery, Mycenaean gold, and puzzle solving.
An Olympic Stadium, Turtles, and Guards in Skirts
An afternoon in Athens visiting an Olympic stadium, the National Gardens, and the Parliament building to watch the changing of the guard.
Kerameikos (Look! I Finally Learned to Spell It!)
Kerameikos turned out to be one of my favorite sites in Athens. Here we can see remnants of the ancient city walls, two gates, and many tombs.
Of An Evening in Athens
So first there was the Acropolis, and then there was the Agora, Hadrian’s Library, and souvlaki. That sounds like a fairly full day, no? Ah, but it didn’t stop there. We headed […]
The Agora and Hadrian’s Library
Next in our Athens tour, we visited the Agora and Hadrian’s Library. We also enjoyed our first Greek fast food: pork, beef, and mushroom souvlaki.
Sites Around the Base of the Acropolis in Athens
In Athens, exploring sites at the base of the Acropolis, from the Theater of Dionysus and Odeon of Herodes Atticus to the Pnyx, Filopappos Hill, and more.