The parthenon

Parthenon, Greece - The Parthenon is a temple on the Athenian Acropolis dedicated to the Greek goddes athena.

Parthenon, Greece - The Parthenon is a temple on the Athenian Acropolis dedicated to the Greek goddes athena. We spend a lot of time looking at Ancient Greece and specifically Athens.

The Acropolis of Athens (Ancient Greek: Ἀκρόπολις) is an ancient citadel located on an extremely rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great historic and architectural significance, the most famous being the Parthenon.  While there is evidence that the hill was inhabited as far back as the fourth millennium BC, it was Pericles (c. 495 – 429 BC) in the fifth century BC who coordinated the construction of the site's most important…

Greece Travel Inspiration - The Parthenon and the other roughly temples have been either carefully restored or precisely copied and reassembled.

The Parthenon, built in Athens, was one of Ancient Greece's greatest architectural accomplishments. It was designed by Ictinus during the Classical Period.

The Parthenon, Athens.

The Parthenon is a temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the maiden goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their patron. Its construction began in 447 BC when the Athenian Empire was at the height of its power.

The plaka in Athens, with the Parthenon above

I dined many different nights along this magical path, dined one night on a roof top restaurant.

Herodes Atticus Theater, The Parthenon and Lycabettus Hill ~ This is Athens

Traveling - Monuments - Herodes Atticus Theater, The Acropolis of Athens (Parthenon) and Lycabettus Hill, Athens

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus and the Acropolis

THE ACROPOLIS, Athens, Greece with its Parthenon and the Odeon of Herod Atticus where the summertime Athens Festival is held and plays, operas, and music are performed. Acropolis means "upper town" and has been here since the century BC.

The Parthenon of Athens Greece - Fast Fun Facts

What's the History of the Parthenon and the Acropolis?

Fast facts on the Parthenon and the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. When the Parthenon was built, who built it, and why it is so important to the Greeks and the city of Athens.

For most tourists and world traveler, Athens rhymes with Acropolis. Who could visit the capital of Greece without visiting this ancient mountain covered in ruins? Nobody. To prove that you’ve been to Athens, you need a picture with the Parthenon. Classic. But if like Chris and I, you plan to stay just a little longer, that’s when you start discovering Athens secrets. Actually, you would need to stay for a while if you wanted to learn all the secrets by yourself, that’s why we cheated. When I…

Athens Hidden Gems: 10 Unusual Things to See and Do

For most tourists and world traveler, Athens rhymes with Acropolis. Who could visit the capital of Greece without visiting this ancient mountain covered in ruins? Nobody. To prove that you’ve been to Athens, you need a picture with the Parthenon. Classic. But if like Chris and I, you plan to stay just a little longer, that’s when you start discovering Athens secrets. Actually, you would need to stay for a while if you wanted to learn all the secrets by yourself, that’s why we cheated. When I…

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