Pocket Rough Guide Athens [NOOK Book]

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Pocket Rough Guide Athens is your essential guide to Greece's capital, with the all the key sights, restaurants, shops, and bars.



Whether you have an afternoon or a few days at your disposal, Rough Guides' itineraries help you plan your trip, and the "Best of" section picks out the highlights you won't want to miss, from the cutting-edge Acropolis Museum to vertiginous views from Lykavitós Hill.



Divided by area for easy navigation, the ...

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Overview

Pocket Rough Guide Athens is your essential guide to Greece's capital, with the all the key sights, restaurants, shops, and bars.



Whether you have an afternoon or a few days at your disposal, Rough Guides' itineraries help you plan your trip, and the "Best of" section picks out the highlights you won't want to miss, from the cutting-edge Acropolis Museum to vertiginous views from Lykavitós Hill.



Divided by area for easy navigation, the Places section is written in Rough Guide's trademark honest and informative style, with listings of the must-see sights and our pick of the places to eat, drink, and dance, from lively neighborhood tavernas to the perfect bars to kick off a night out.



· The best of the city's shops, restaurants, bars, clubs, and hotels, selected by our expert authors


· Tailored itineraries and highlights make trip-planning easy


· Inspirational photography brings the city to life


· Up-to-date background information, including transport details and a calendar of festivals and events

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405388566
  • Publisher: Rough Guides, Limited
  • Publication date: 4/1/2011
  • Series: Pocket Rough Guides
  • Sold by: DK
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,347,237
  • File size: 16 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

John Fisher is co-author of Rough Guides to Greece, The Greek Islands, Mexico and The Yucatán. John Fisher is co-author of Rough Guides to Greece, The Greek Islands, Mexico and The Yucatán.

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Table of Contents


Introduction     4
Ideas     9
The big six     10
Acropolis     12
Golden Age Athens     14
Roman Athens     16
Byzantine Athens     18
Archeological Museum     20
Athens Museums     22
Ottoman Athens     24
Hills and views     26
Green Athens     28
Restaurants and tavernas     30
Cafes and bars     32
Music and entertainment     34
Nightlife     36
Markets and shopping     38
Orthodox Athens     40
Athens on foot     42
Seaside Athens and island escapes     44
Out of Athens     46
Places     49
The Acropolis     51
Plaka     63
Monastiraki and Psyrri     76
Thissio, Gazi and Ano Petralona     86
Syndagma and around     96
Platia Omonias and the bazaar     102
The Archeological Museum, Exarhia and Neapoli     110
Kolonaki and Lykavitos Hill     119
Makriyianni, Koukaki, Pangrati and Mets     130
Around Athens     138
Further afield     155
Accommodation     167
Hotels     169
Hostels and backpackers     176
Campsites     176
Essentials     177
Arrival     179
City transport     180
Information     182
Directory     182
Chronology     187
Language     191
Index     201
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