Then begin our meeting with the city. Without hesitation Toyota Motor Corporation explained all about the problem. The metro network (single ticket 0.80), tram and bus service are very impressive and is the best option (even reach the city from the airport) to scroll. To delve into classical Athens we know that we will move one or two areas where the development of our legs is important. The pedestrian zone is around the Acropolis has an area of more than three kilometers. By acquiring the input (General 12 , Sundays and students free) walks through the ancient Agora and the Temple of Olympian Zeus the would be advisable to begin the journey to reach the top of the polis (the acropolis). The vision of the Parthenon, the Temple of Athena Nike and the Erechtheion (adorned with the rostrum of the caryatids) will be our reward in addition to the magnificent views that gives us the rise of the Gulf Saran. On the hill we will find the theater where playwrights Aeschylus, Sophocles and Aristophanes premiered many of his works, the Theater of Dionysus. The agora to which we referred before, and whose function was public communication among its inhabitants, is the valley between the Acropolis and the hill of Philopappou.
The latter is the tomb of the same name name we can not ignore. In the current political center of Athens are Plato’s Academy, reconstruction of Theofill Hansen in 1887 as a library, and the Archaeological Museum Nacional ( 7 general admission, free for EU students). Parts such as the funeral mask of Agamemnon or Artemision Zeus are based in the area, although most of the treasures of the city were looted during the colonial period and taken to other cities. See, for example the headquarters of the Elgin Marbles, the British Museum in London. XXI century Greeks were aware of having been the origin of language, culture and pace of life, but today nothing extrapolated. The appointment of Socrates “I am a citizen, not of Athens or Greece, if not the world” would be understood today as a result of globalization, but not in the sense that the teacher of Plato meant to express universal ideas a city and a country, classical Athens and Greece, in all world. By: Sonia L. Sonia Baena is an independent traveler, before working as a writer for HostelBookers toured several continents to discover the wonders of their cities and towns. During his stay in Greece found a number of quality and affordable where stay.