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Archaeological Museum of Marathon

Marathonas, serves as a memorial to the ancient struggle between the ancient Athenians and the invading Persians. Located 42 kilometres from Athens, this is where the annual Athens Classic Marathon is held to commemorate Spyros Louis’ famous victory at the first modern Olympic Games held in Athens in 1896. With 12 kilometres of sandy beach […]
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Byzantine and Christian Museum

The Byzantine and Christian Museum is one of Greece’s national museums. Its areas of competency are centered on – but not limited to – the exhibition of religious artifacts of the Early Christian, Byzantine, Medieval, post-Byzantine and later periods. It also acquires, receives, preserves, conserves, records, documents, researches, studies, publishes and raises awareness of. The […]
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National Archaeological Museum

The National Archaeological Museum of Athens is the largest archeological museum in Greece and one of the most important museums in the world devoted to ancients Greek art. It is founded at the end of the 19th century to house and protect antiquities from all over Greece, thus displaying their historical, cultural and artistic value.

The Stoa of Attalos

The Stoa on the east side of the Ancient Agora, was gift of Attalos II, King of Pergamon, as a fragmentary inscription on the epistyle of its lower colonnade shows: «King Attalos, son of Attalos and of Queen Apollonis». The building is 120 m wide and 20 m deep and had two floors with a […]
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The Acropolis Museum

Today, the new Acropolis Museum has a total area of 25,000 square meters, with exhibition space of over 14,000 square meters, ten times more than the old museum on the Hill of the Acropolis. The new Museum offers all the amenities expected from an international museum of the 21st century.