A refreshing view on Athens. I’ve never been there but ive only ever heard about how beautiful it is. I guess this shows that there is always a different side to every country and you have to take the good, the bad and the ugly to really see the country.
The bad things about ancient Athens is women didn't have many freedoms like the freedom to vote, go to the agora and all the things the men get to. ... Bad Part #2 why would you listen to a Spirit ...
Bad areas we can say are Excharxia because cops and people there, are fighting most of the time, strikes are taking place very often which leads to inability of transportation. Then there are many areas which are not good but bad bad either. Such as Omonoia and Syntagma and mostly central Athens area.
Athens, situated in harsh mountains, led to the development of the city-state mode of government. Due to the relative isolation, each city state was self governing for the most part.
The Athenian democracy had been created on a trust that the average man could be depended upon to do right for his community. It was an orientation that differed from the more intensely religious society of Jews led by an authoritarian priesthood that preached trust and devotion to a wondrous, wise and powerful God.
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The city of Athens, Greece, with its famous Acropolis, has come to symbolize the whole of the country in the popular imagination, and not without cause.Athens began as a small, Mycenaen community and grew to become a city that, at its height, epitomized the best of Greek virtues and enjoyed such prestige that the Spartans refused to sack the city or enslave the citizens, even after Athens ...
The view from the rooftop terrace of the St. George Lycabettus Hotel is simply smashing. The cocktails aren’t bad, either. Opa! 3. Have Breakfast at the Acropolis Museum. If there’s one Greek myth that needs shattering, it’s that the only decent place for breakfast in Athens is at your hotel’s buffet.
We are seriously thinking of retiring to Athens after 20 years in CA and would like to know from those who live in Athens now or who have recently The Good & Bad of Athens (Atlanta, Savannah: real estate, high crime, house) - Georgia (GA) - City-Data Forum
That’s why I felt so bad when I hated my travel experiences in Athens. We were on a Mediterranean cruise and at first we were disappointed that we didn’t have more time to spend in Athens. I’m an antiquities nut and the thought of rummaging about Athens – THE ATHENS – gave me goose bumps.