A short walk from Syntagma sq. through the city centre for shopping may easily bring you to the old town district, where the ancient city of Athens co-exists with the modern in every moment of their history.
Shopping – Antiques – Modern art
The small retailers in the marketplace of Athens, the antique shops or the big modern art galleries have in store many handmade ornaments, rare collectors’ items and exquisite pieces of art. Paintings by great foreign artists, who transferred on canvas all the beauty inspired by the ancient treasures of Athens, are always an excellent choice.
Traditional professions – City Markets
Traditional professions date a long time back and produce impressive, mostly handmade, pieces of art.
International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”
The new airport is among the best and safestr in the world and the main aviation junction for South Eastern Europe. “Eleftherios Venizelos” has gained many awards of excellence, initiating a new era for Greek aviation.
Historical – Commercial Centre
The historical and commercial city centre is the biggest attraction for thousands of tourists who visit the Greek capital each year.
Modern History – Town
“SYNTAGMA” (Constitution) Today, the legislation of Solon and Cleisthenes or Aristotle’s view on government and state operation would serve perfectly as a constitution.
The Olympic Games – The Athens Marathon, the Authentic
The Olympic Games were born in Greece; the city of Athens played a leading role in establishing and celebrating the Games.
The ancient Greek philosophers considered some notions and applications to be of divine nature. Principles like Moderation, the Golden Mean and Proportion were subjected to in depth analysis.
Ancient Greek Theatre
«Amphitheatrical», means: in the shape of a theatre.
The Greek Alphabet
Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta… Omega… But also α=1, β=2, γ=3…ι=10, κ=20, ρ=100 and so on. Are they just simple marks on the stones? Are they letters and numbers or symbols with a meaning which defined the course of mankind?