A Walk Around Athens - Part II

A Walk Around Athens - Part II, Athens, Greece (B)

This is the Printers Arcade in the Arsakion Builing on Panapistimiou. The building takes up an entire city block and the arcade runs from

Athenians stop to read the news on their way to anywhere. Like the ancient Greeks the modern Athenians are very involved with their democracy

This is the University of Athens, probably one of the most impressive campuses in any city if you take a way the graffiti.

The Library: They told me 'No Photo' but they were too late. Anyway why not? Are there military secrets here? It is a library. Who cares if you take a picture?

In Greece the church, education and government are hopelessly entwined, virtually strangling each other.

Looking down from the University to Klathmonos Square. By the way if you want to take the buses to the beach areas they leave from the University.

Notice the oranges. They are ornamental and not really edible though I suppose you could if you were hungry enough.

There are orange trees all over Athens and during the battles with riot police the nice anarchists throw oranges. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Walk Around Athens - Part II
Guide Location: Greece » Athens
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Matt Barrett
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.athensguide.com/walking-tour/index.htm
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Panepistimiou Street
  • Stadiou Street
  • Klathmonos Square
  • National Historical Museum
  • Syntagma Square
  • Athens Zoological Park
  • Zappion Building
  • Panathiniakos Stadium
  • Acropolis
  • Temple of Zeus
  • Roman Agora
  • Tower of the Winds
  • Dionyssiou Areopagitou Street
  • Apostolou Pavlou street
  • Acropolis Museum
  • Kerameikos
  • Adrianou Street
  • Hadrian's Library
  • Efestou street
  • Monastiraki Square
  • Melissinos: The Poet Sandalmaker of Greece
  • Mavros Gatos
  • Taverna tou Psiri
  • Hotel Attalos
  • James Joyce Irish Pub

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