Car Hire in Athens
The capital of Greece is Athens, Athens is named after Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom. According to the mythology Athens won the city as prize after duel against Poseidon. It is a very big town, with history that goes back thousands and thousands of years. For most of the visitors the highlight of a visit to the city is the stunning vestiges of the ancient and Classical Greek city, represented by the Acropolis and its archeological sites. The old 19th quarter of Plaka,has narrow, winding streets bubbling with life.
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The capital is well known, more than any European capital, for the amazing nightlife. Athens by night, totally transforms. The options for entertainment may satisfy all tastes. The known bouzoukia are the leaders entertainment in Athens. While theaters around Athens offer a different type of entertainment. By hosting, the Olympic Games the year 2004 prompted development, including a new airport, Athens International Airport, the extension of the metro system, the building of sports venues, upgrading of hotels facilities, and formation of a traffic-free promenade.
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Acropolis: The image of the distinctive citadel of ancient Athens, perched on the steep flat-topped rock above this sprawling city. It is a spot where Athens, part of classical Greek civilisation, began, and where beautiful temples, most dedicated to the goddess of wisdom, Athena were collected.
National Archaeological Museum: The biggest and most famous of Athens’ many museums, and normally very crowded. Its vast collection includes treasures from Mycenae, sculptures including the known Greek figurines dating from around 2,000 BC, frescoes from the volcanic island of Santorini; and much more that it is recommended, Visitors make several visits to absorb it all. Visit the Greek islands: Piraeus is the central port of Athens and the departure point for hundreds of island ferries and cruise ships. Most tourists pass through it, while visiting Greece Islands. Pireaus has been the port of Athens since ancient times. It consists of three harbours. The most of the tourist boats using the Zea Limani section. Ancient Agora: the Acropolis is the remains of the Agora, which is ancient Athens' commercial and civic centre, once walked and talked the great philosophers Socrates and Plato.
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petrol gauge inaccurate so had to buy more petrol than necessary for return
Got to the pick up point just as the mini bus was leaving_ waved at the driver to get him to stop_ but he looked at us and drove off_ we then waited around 25 minutes for him to return_ delaying our journey
all very smooth. pleased with state and age of car. would be helpful to have a user_s manual
Last Update 2013-04-15