Athens in a Nutshell
Truly Athens is well known as the city of ideas. Numerous exciting ideas were born in this city. Its exceptional past is coupled with a vibrant contemporary cultural life. Athens is one of the few places in the world where you can discover a city more than 2,500 years old integrated into a contemporary metropolis. Today’s capital integrates the ancient and medieval history into the contemporary era. Monuments can be found all around the city center, side by side with contemporary constructions such as buildings, roads and train stations.
The visitors are free to discover the cultural and ideological landmarks of the past, while they may also experience the multicultural and hybrid present. Overall, the city is full of contradictions but also of synergies and symbolisms. For those who wish to unlock the modern city life they should be prepared to spend loads of time and energy.
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