Tagged: Athens

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Wordless – 344

Inviting your captions and titles on my wordless moments. (Shot taken in Athens, Greece.) ——————————————————————————————————————– Thank you very much dear friends for all your lovely comments in my previous post. Few of your comments...

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Temple of Hephaestus, Athens

Temple of Hephaestus, though in ruins, looked more complete compared to Parthenon. It was built two years prior to Parthenon in 449 BC. This one is made out of marble completely; and to me...

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Parthenon, Athens

Once upon a time… yes, once upon a time, here stood a beautiful temple dedicated to Goddess Athena at this very spot! People of Athens adored her and worshipped her! It came into existence...

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Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens

All that remains of the Temple of Olympian Zeus are these few Corinthian columns. 15 to be precise! Can you guess originally how many were present? 104! Now imagine how grand this Temple of...

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Hadrian’s Arch, Athens

The first monument I sighted in Athens was the Hadrian’s Arch! A monument dating back to 132 AD, that is almost 2000 years! It was overwhelming! What I didn’t know then was that this...