Use your imagination, Ancient Greece, founders of democracy and principles the world still cherishes today (well, some of it.) They sit on these very stones, expounding and theorizing; Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Zeus, and Apollo!Remnants of this civilization remain, and you can visit the ancient stone structures, high up on the hill overlooking the rest of Athens. Down below you'll find the Acropolis Museum, and artifacts remaining millennia past.
|the Acropolis of Athens, Greece|
|pillars removed from the Parthenon (Temple of Athena-) warrior women meant to protect|
|you are only allowed to take photos in certain areas of the museum|
video: the Acropolis
|more Greek antiquities|
|a handshake agreement- Do NOT try in Hollywood|
|ancient amphi-theater of the Acropolis|
|the acropolis viewed from below|
|olive trees- Greece's symbol around the Acropolis|
|what remains of the Parthenon- Temple to Athena. Note female warrior proetctor on left side|
The Acropolis and her sister museum were undoubtably the best part of being in Athens. If you must go to city, head over there for a few hours and then Split- maybe to like Croatia. Hah.
|the sun sets over the Aegean Sea and Athens, Greece|