25+ centuries of history in one sweep of the eye

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Where can you find all the history of a city in a 180o panorama? Where can you see buildings spanning more than 25 centuries all within view of each other? Where can you find all that in the middle of … Continue reading


The hanging gardens of Athens

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Everyone who’s been to the Acropolis can testify that modern Athens looks like a vast concrete expanse covered by nothing else but buildings, packed closely together. Green spaces are few, small and far between: a mere 2 m2 per person, as opposed … Continue reading


The canyons of Athens

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There are no natural canyons in Athens. However, there are countless man-made ones. I’m talking of course of the typical Greek urban architecture of high-rise blocks of flats lining narrow streets. The effect is very much like a canyon. The … Continue reading