Here are my favorite photos from 2 nights in Athens hosted by The American College of Thessaloniki. Athens is an incredible city and it was nice to have guided tours of all the major icons of the city. There is so much to see here!
*Acropolis with its beautiful Parthenon
*Changing of the Guards
Above is the famed Parthenon, which is on the acropolis of Athens
The Acropolis Museum – houses artifacts from the Greek Bronze Age through Roman and Byzantine Greece
“Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts and eloquence.” -John Milton
“Many of our ideas of democracy, so much of our literature and philosophy and science can be traced back to roots right here in Athens.” -Barack Obama
The Changing of the Guards – If you go on a Sunday, there is a ceremonial changing of the guards outside the Greek Parliament building
Study Abroad Fam
Amazed by the Theatre of Dionysus
The Acropolis Museum
Have you been to Athens? What is your favorite place to see?