Greece

Welcome to the Islands
Welcome to the Islands

Our view as we flew over the islands.

Propylaia- Entrance to Acropolis
Propylaia- Entrance to Acropolis

Propylaia is any monumental gateway based on the original Propylaea that serves as the entrance to the Acropolis in Athens.

Propylaia- Entrance to Acropolis
Propylaia- Entrance to Acropolis

Propylaia is any monumental gateway based on the original Propylaea that serves as the entrance to the Acropolis in Athens.

Parthenon
Parthenon

The Parthenon is a temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the maiden goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their patron deity. Its construction began in 447 BC when the Athenian Empire was at the height of its power. It was completed in 438 BC, although decoration of the building continued until 432 BC. It is the most important surviving building of Classical Greece

Parthenon
Parthenon

The Parthenon is a temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the maiden goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their patron deity. Its construction began in 447 BC when the Athenian Empire was at the height of its power. It was completed in 438 BC, although decoration of the building continued until 432 BC. It is the most important surviving building of Classical Greece

Parthenon
Parthenon

The Parthenon is a temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the maiden goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their patron deity. Its construction began in 447 BC when the Athenian Empire was at the height of its power. It was completed in 438 BC, although decoration of the building continued until 432 BC. It is the most important surviving building of Classical Greece

The Erechtheion
The Erechtheion

The Erechtheion is an ancient Greek temple on the north side of the Acropolis of Athens in Greece which was dedicated to both Athena and Poseidon.

Erechtheion w/ Old Temple of Athena
Erechtheion w/ Old Temple of Athena

The Erechtheion is in the background, and the Temple of Athena is the ruins in front.

The Erechtheion
The Erechtheion

The Erechtheion is an ancient Greek temple on the north side of the Acropolis of Athens in Greece which was dedicated to both Athena and Poseidon.

The Erechtheion
The Erechtheion

The Erechtheion is an ancient Greek temple on the north side of the Acropolis of Athens in Greece which was dedicated to both Athena and Poseidon.

The Erechtheion
The Erechtheion

The Erechtheion is an ancient Greek temple on the north side of the Acropolis of Athens in Greece which was dedicated to both Athena and Poseidon.

The Erechtheion
The Erechtheion
The Chalkotheke
The Chalkotheke

The Chalkotheke was a structure on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece. Its name and function are only known from 4th century BC inscriptions.

Pandroseion
Pandroseion
Lykavittos Hill
Lykavittos Hill

Highest Point in Athens as scene from the Acropolis hill.

Theatre of Dionysus
Theatre of Dionysus

The Theatre of Dionysus is a major open-air theatre and one of the earliest preserved in Athens. It was used for festivals in honor of the god Dionysus. Greek theaters in antiquity were in many instances of huge proportions but, under ideal conditions of occupancy and weather, the acoustical properties approach perfection by modern test. The theater could seat 17,000 spectators.

Theatre of Dionysus
Theatre of Dionysus

The Theatre of Dionysus is a major open-air theatre and one of the earliest preserved in Athens. It was used for festivals in honor of the god Dionysus. Greek theaters in antiquity were in many instances of huge proportions but, under ideal conditions of occupancy and weather, the acoustical properties approach perfection by modern test. The theater could seat 17,000 spectators.

Theatre of Dionysus
Theatre of Dionysus

My lovely wife, Angela, taking photos of the theatre.

Small Church
Small Church

Near the Herodes Theater

The Odeon of Herodes Theatre
The Odeon of Herodes Theatre

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus is a stone theatre structure located on the southwest slope of the Acropolis of Athens. It was built in 161 AD. It was originally a steep-sloped amphitheater with a three-story stone front wall and a wooden roof made of expensive, cedar of Lebanon timber. It was used as a venue for music concerts with a capacity of 5,000.

The Odeon of Herodes Theatre
The Odeon of Herodes Theatre

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus is a stone theatre structure located on the southwest slope of the Acropolis of Athens. It was built in 161 AD. It was originally a steep-sloped amphitheater with a three-story stone front wall and a wooden roof made of expensive, cedar of Lebanon timber. It was used as a venue for music concerts with a capacity of 5,000.

The Odeon of Herodes Theatre
The Odeon of Herodes Theatre

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus is a stone theatre structure located on the southwest slope of the Acropolis of Athens. It was built in 161 AD. It was originally a steep-sloped amphitheater with a three-story stone front wall and a wooden roof made of expensive, cedar of Lebanon timber. It was used as a venue for music concerts with a capacity of 5,000.

The Parthenon in Athens
The Parthenon in Athens

Looking from Lykavittos Hill, the highest point in Athens.

Temple of Zeus
Temple of Zeus

As seen from Acropolis hill. The ancient Temple of the Olympian Zeus in Athens, Greece