Granta City Guides: Athens

Granta City Guides: Athens

by Elizabeth Speller
     
 

Beyond the breathtaking beauty of the Parthenon, Athens is still one of Europe’s lesser-known destinations. In a series of walks, this guide fully explores all the treasures of this ancient city: the bazaars and food markets; tucked-away Byzantine churches and rare gems of antiquity; and perhaps the most beautiful metro station in the world. From its

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Beyond the breathtaking beauty of the Parthenon, Athens is still one of Europe’s lesser-known destinations. In a series of walks, this guide fully explores all the treasures of this ancient city: the bazaars and food markets; tucked-away Byzantine churches and rare gems of antiquity; and perhaps the most beautiful metro station in the world. From its amber shops and patisseries, to one of  the most outstanding museums in Europe, Athens is a true source of riches. Written for both the first-time visitor as well as the seasoned Hellenophile, this guide also includes a fine selection of cafés, restaurants, and hotels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781862078307
Publisher:
Granta UK
Publication date:
03/01/2007
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)

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