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One of the finest buildings of antiquity

The monuments of the Acropolis stand in harmony with their natural setting. These unique masterpieces of ancient architecture combine different orders and styles of Classical art in a most innovative manner and have influenced art and culture for many centuries.

The greatest and finest sanctuary of ancient Athens, dedicated primarily to its patron, the goddess Athena, dominates the centre of the modern city from the rocky crag known as the Acropolis. The most celebrated myths of ancient Athens, its greatest religious festivals, earliest cults and several decisive events in the city's history are all connected to this sacred precinct. The Acropolis of the fifth century BC is the most accurate reflection of the splendour, power and wealth of Athens at its greatest peak, the golden age of Perikles.

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Comments (741)

Le Xuan Hung on August 30, 2012

Wonderful scenery and fantastic composition. Beautiful light, colors and perfect framing. Nice photo. L(280).

My friendly greetings, Le Xuan Hung.

aissam1115 on August 30, 2012

impressive scenery,beautiful sky,like+fav,greetings aissam

Jarka on August 30, 2012

Děkuji, velmi krásná afotka. Dýchá z ní kouzlo historie. Jarka z Prahy

stuart murphy on August 30, 2012

Wonderful shot of this architectural masterpiece, well done. Regards Stuart

Frank Hebestreit on August 30, 2012

Wow great night shot!

Regards Frank

Bartolomeo “passione… on August 30, 2012

Complimenti per questo



Un caro saluto


Senad Džinić (Džine) on August 30, 2012

very beautiful YSL

krystok62 (Krzysztof… on August 30, 2012

Beautiful view. L+Y*

Maurice Haddad on August 30, 2012

F-92 + L-287.

Regine P. on August 30, 2012

wunderschön! Like! Regine

Mer53 - VIEWS, NO TH… on August 30, 2012

Bellísimo y estupendamente documentado. Saludos.

luky99ful on August 31, 2012

Wonderful night shot that i'd like to do in future!! Regards, Luky.

Bram van Broekhoven on August 31, 2012

beautiful place and photo Like

Greetings, Bram

Daryl. on August 31, 2012

Wonderful shot! good colour and lighting! Like,
Greetings, Daryl

VLADiMIR+ on August 31, 2012

Еще одно прекрасное фото из созданной вами удивительной серии о любимой мною Греции. НРАВИТСЯ. С уважением, Владимир (Киев)

Harry Taggart on August 31, 2012

Magnificent Sight. very well captured. Like 294, cheers scally from glasgow.

M.Kranenborg-Torn on August 31, 2012

Very nice image, like.

Greetings from Greetje

febrok korbef on August 31, 2012

Superb view and fantastic light! Y* & L

Greetings febrok

Inka Cze on August 31, 2012

Amazing view....LIKE Best greetings.

Leyterhs Papapetros on August 31, 2012


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Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 12, 2012
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    by Νίκος Γεωργακόπουλος
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ150
    • Taken on 2012/08/03 05:02:34
    • Exposure: 0.100s (1/10)
    • Focal Length: 13.80mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.300
    • ISO Speed: ISO800
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash