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Excellent historical site - with constant restoration activities - very unfriendly for the disabled - lots of walking, uneven walking paths and plenty of steps - but for those up to the task, worth every step
shame we couldn't go inside the ruins. But there was a crane and restoration work happening. The view of Athens is great from here and it is hot so take water and comfortable shoes as it's uphill on uneven ground. Good for bird watching too.
To appreciate the sublime beauty of this incomparable edifice :
one may, perhaps, visit without reading anything. Then visit again after some serious research of authoritative sources. There is so much to look at and at so many levels: architecture, politics, history, mathematics, philosophy, art........More
Another visit to another world, this structure represents Mankind’s best moments !!!
Standing proud over a rainy Athens, surviving for thousands of years, gives us a chance to look back and admire something which nowadays is only available in history books!!
The Parthenon, dedicated by the Athenians to Athena Parthenos, the patron of their city, is the most magnificent creation of Athenian democracy at the height of its power. It is also the finest monument on the Acropolis in terms of both conception and execution. Built...More