Athens, Plaka - Anafiotika - JUL. 2011 CONTEST

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Anafiotika is a tiny picturesque district of Athens, is perched on the north side of the Acropolis. Created during the reign of king Otto settled in the area where workers from Anafi, who came to Athens to work as masons in the construction of the palace of Otto. The district was built in the style of the Cycladic settlements and still maintain the light color of the island. It is quite small cubic houses, narrow streets, often resulting in several steps and climbing flowers like bougainvillea. Anafiotika are considered as the north-eastern extension of Plaka.

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Klaus Bechmann on March 9

Very nice scene, super perspective. I like. Greetings, Klaus

Christos Theodorou on March 9

Klaus Bechmann - Many thanks for your visit and comment – Best regards from Athens

Heinz Klier on March 12

Very nice scene. L+F and best wishes, Heinz

Christos Theodorou on March 12

Heinz Klier - Many thanks for your visit and comment – Best regards from Athens

Christos Theodorou on April 15


Many thanks for your visit and comments – Greetings from Athens - Christos

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  • Uploaded on June 2, 2011
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    by Christos Theodorou
    • Camera: SONY DSLR-A350
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