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blopez34

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Hands down, the best place to get a covid test is the Athens airport. I suggest you take test when you land and before you arrive, as its likely that you're staying in the city and not near the airport (the airport is a bit of a drive from downtown Athens). There are antigen and PCR tests that allow for a day long window, meaning you don't need to arrive at a specific time to take the test. There is usually a bit of a wait but the process is smooth.

Here is the link: https://athensmedicalgroup.com
 

A guide to some of the best street art in Athens

Athens has some of the best street art in the whole world! The artists have so much passion and always showcases the history of Greece or some of the current struggles that are happening. Taking note and paying attention to the graffiti and street art is one of the best ways to get a pulse of the city. Athens has a really big student and artist community and they use the buildings and architecture as their canvas. Here is a guide to some of the best street art in Athens.

Festive Getaway at Grecotel and Resorts.

A bit of information about the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens

This museum features some of the best and most world renowned pieces from the ancient times in the Cycladic islands. I really like this museum because it showcases region specific artwork in Greece rather than art from the entire country. I also like how it focusses on a specific time. So that I can compare with the other museums and see how the art has changed over time and across the regions. Have any of you been to this museum? Please let me know your experience :)

Monastiraki and Plaka are the best areas of Athens hands down!

Monastiraki and Plaka are the best place for shopping and eating restaurants! They're both really close to the Acropolis and there are many local shops and restaurants. I really love the area and highly suggest that you visit the area and even get a hotel that's closeby because there are just so many things to do. Its pretty safe, which is important because Athens is getting slightly dangerous. :)

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