Lonely Planet: Best of Athens
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Lonely Planet: Best of Athens

by Victoria Kyriakpopulos
     
 

Athens is still fresh and invigorated after its Olympic face-lift: amble between crumbling temples, enjoy a frappe in a characterful Monastiraki cafe, then trawl the shops for traditional sandals and Byzantine rings. Dine at Piraeus for waterfront views or at a rooftop restaurant overlooking the luminous Acropolis. Raise a toast to Dionysus in a friendly

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Athens is still fresh and invigorated after its Olympic face-lift: amble between crumbling temples, enjoy a frappe in a characterful Monastiraki cafe, then trawl the shops for traditional sandals and Byzantine rings. Dine at Piraeus for waterfront views or at a rooftop restaurant overlooking the luminous Acropolis. Raise a toast to Dionysus in a friendly barakia or dance until dawn. Your odyssey begins here.

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Navigate The City with our clear, comprehensive fold-out maps, itineraries, and walking tours.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781740598118
Publisher:
Lonely Planet Publications
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Series:
Lonely Planet Best of City Guides Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
3.90(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.36(d)

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