— The first tomatoes were grown in Greece in 1670 in Plaka by Capuchin monks!
— Athens’ first name was Kekropia and it was built by its first king, Kekropa!
— Syntagma Square (or Constitution Square) was named after the Constitution which King Otto was forced to grant the people after a military uprising began on September 3, 1843.
— “Ta Anafiotika” is a place in the centre of Athens which still has a Cycladic architecture!
— Alexandros Papadiamantis lived in Psiri for more than 20 years!
- A hat
- A bathing suite (in the summer)
- Sun block lotion
- 220V adaptor
- Comfortable/Hiking shoes
- Extra memory cards
- Extra Videotapes
- Insect repellent (in the summer)
- Our Maps
- Have souvlaki at Monastiraki
- Watch a movie in an open theater!
- Enjoy the sunset at Cape Sounion!
- Walk in the narrow streets of Plaka!
- Have dinner at Thission, with the Acropolis above you!
- See Athens from Lycabettus
- Have a night out at Gazi
- Visit the Acropolis Museum