Athens

Acropolis

Acropolis – tourist magnet in Athens

You can’t miss The Acropolis when in Athens. We were even lucky enough to have a nice view on what probably is the most famous building in Greece from the window of our hotel room.

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Olympieion or the Temple of Zeus

Olympieion or the Temple of Zeus

The ruins of the Temple of Zeus are impressive because of their enormous size. It is the largest structure of the ancient Greece.

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Syntagma Platz

Change of the guard at Syntagma Square

As often in life, coincidence makes for a good companion on your journeys too. In Athens, he brought us to the right place at the right time, otherwise, we would have missed it – the change of the guard at Syntagma Square!

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Agorá of Athens

The Agorá of Athens or “yet another excavation site?”

Today you can still see an almost complete building from the outside. Even the roof is almost completely intact. I thought it was very impressive to walk around the temple and actually experience these dimensions.

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Panathinaiko-Stadion

Olympic past: Panathenaic Stadium

Again and again, we are attracted to Olympic sites. But as far to the past as this time, we had never travelled before.

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