Athens Acropolis – Old Perfection Built on History, Mythology and Archeology
Cities with thousand years old history can offer much more than beautiful architecture and unique artifacts. They carry signs of previous eras and civilizations. They show the development of mankind in the positive and negative sides. These cities filled with amazing stories and legends, had been and always will be attractive for tourists. An example of such place is the Acropolis.
Giving the significance of the ruins, ancient Greek civilization comes to life. That place also offers some of the best views of the architectural and artistic constructions at Athens. It is interesting to point out that anywhere else in the world on such a small space can not find such a great concentration of masterpieces. Do not waste time… go and visit.
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Athens Acropolis is one of the most famous places located in Greece. It is situated 150 meters above sea level in the Greek capital Athens. Acropolis was built during the reign of the Mycenaean civilization. The word Acropolis means city placed on the hill and the stairs leading to the Acropolis is not an obstacle for people who have come to feel the spirit of ancient times. Acropolis is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world.
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It is a remnant of the 5th century and the establishment of democracy, first theaters and conception of science. At this place philosophers laid out difficult questions and the written history had been evaluated art form. Several important monuments belonging to the Acropolis – Parthenon, Erechtheion, Temple of Athena Nike and the beautiful entrance gate Propylaea. From Acropolis you can see the entire Athens. Small white buildings are arranged in the correct order. Also there is forbidden to build higher buildings of five floors, so to not be obstructed the panoramic view.
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