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knicks_fan87

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Post your Athens pics!! I miss this city so much

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ellinasgolfer0320

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These photos are from the bakery across the street from my home. I didn't know what I wanted for breakfast, so I took some pics for my wife to help
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ellinasgolfer0320

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These are some loukoumathes (also my favorite) I bought from a panigiri festival just outside of my house last year.
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Worldwide Greeks Editor

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Great photos of Athens (I am so hungry, right now too!) LOL. :)

Here is my favorite photo that I took last time I was in Athens:

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Hash

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These photos are from the bakery across the street from my home. I didn't know what I wanted for breakfast, so I took some pics for my wife to help
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How I miss the Greek Bakery in Mykonou...❤️>>>>>They look delicious.. Efgharisto polee.❣️
 
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Hash

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These photos are from the bakery across the street from my home. I didn't know what I wanted for breakfast, so I took some pics for my wife to help
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Eftina iney!...Dhen iney akriva Phedhia!❤️
 
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ellinasgolfer0320

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Eftina iney!...Dhen iney akriva Phedhia!❤️
Etsi mpravo! Den pira tipota ap autes tis eikones.
How I miss the Greek Bakery in Mykonou...❤️>>>>>They look delicious.. Efgharisto polee.❣️
I love going to the bakery. I always get zamponotiropita (ham and cheese pie) when I go to the bakery.
 
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Hash

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Etsi mpravo! Den pira tipota ap autes tis eikones.

I love going to the bakery. I always get zamponotiropita (ham and cheese pie) when I go to the bakery.
2 for me also Para Kalllo polleeee!!❤️🤗
 

Vangelis

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Here are photos I took in Athens last time I was allowed into Greece in 2019
 

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paharo45

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Here are photos I took in Athens last time I was allowed into Greece in 2019
Beautiful!! Do you plan on going again soon?
 
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Vangelis

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Beautiful!! Do you plan on going again soon?
Yes but I currently live in Australia so I can't get out of the country. I have booked in my second vaccination for next week so I'm all ready to go when borders open again. I love Athens and live centrally when I go there. I can't wait to get back, walk down the streets of Athens and take in the sights and smells of the Athenian spring and summer. I expect that I will be able to travel next year and then I'll be going every year after that.

Do you go often or do you live there?
 
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Yes but I currently live in Australia so I can't get out of the country. I have booked in my second vaccination for next week so I'm all ready to go when borders open again. I love Athens and live centrally when I go there. I can't wait to get back, walk down the streets of Athens and take in the sights and smells of the Athenian spring and summer. I expect that I will be able to travel next year and then I'll be going every year after that.

Do you go often or do you live there?
I wish I lived there! I live in Tennessee but my family is Armenian. I have a few family members living in Greece and they speak so highly of it. I've only been a few times but I would love to go back, especially Athens :) I hope you're able to visit Greece again soon, if not this year then the next for sure!!
 
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ellinasgolfer0320

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I wish I lived there! I live in Tennessee but my family is Armenian. I have a few family members living in Greece and they speak so highly of it. I've only been a few times but I would love to go back, especially Athens :) I hope you're able to visit Greece again soon, if not this year then the next for sure!!
Where in Tennessee? I'm from Tennessee too.
 

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Wow, thank you guys for sharing these pics! Here's one:

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Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Acropolis

Now hear me out. I usually go to see a performance at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus theatre every time I visit Athens. A few times I have seen operas there. In fact, I have only been to operas at this theatre, having never been to an opera at any other time in my life. I have to say it is an amazing experience. If you are going this year and you have never been to an opera, Toscana is being performed here as part of the Athens & Epidaurus Festival. Do yourself a favour and go see it. You can find details here: https://whyathens.com/events/tosca-greek-national-opera/

And to get you in the mood, here are a couple of photos of the last opera I went to see there:

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Cape Sounion is a beautiful destination near Athens

Cape Sounion is a beach that is south of Athens, known for its beautiful hotels and luxury restaurants. I've attended so many weddings in the area, as it is one of the most popular destinations for families that live in the Athens or mainland area. One of the best parts of the area is that you can catch a great view of the Temple of Poseidon, here is what it looks like:

Take a boat instead of driving to Porto Cheli!

I've seen so many people rent cars and drive all the way down to Porto Cheli from the Athens airport. While this is a great option if you prefer to drive, many people overlook taking a boat because it takes just a little bit longer. The reality is that taking a boat is much cheaper, and you also can be a lot more comfortable since you're able to walk around the deck, get snacks and coffee, and use the bathroom. Personally, I love taking the boat, because I also like to visit Hydra and Spetses when I am there and it's much easier to take boats to both of those islands as well.

Tips for taking taxis in Athens!

Of course, there are many reputable taxi drivers in Greece, and these days it's hard to get ripped off… but you always have to remain cautious. Some of the best advice that I can give you about taking taxis in Athens is knowing a bit about what is the normal price for your area and distance. I recommend that you ask waiters, Greek friends, or your hotel concierge about what should be expected for your trip. Before you start your ride, make sure that you ask about how much the trip will cost. And make sure that they turn the meter on at the start of your trip. In addition, I always check Google maps to make sure that the taxi driver is taking the fastest route.
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