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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 (745)

Renato Pantini on August 29, 2012

Beautiful! Like & YS!. Greetings, Renato.

Marco Balsinha on August 29, 2012

Belissima, Gostei, cumprimentos de Seixal, Portugal

Landry Lachèvre on August 29, 2012

Belle !

like 276

Landry

Joe Lourenḉo on August 30, 2012

Hello Varkos,

Very beautiful photo and beautiful work!

Favorite 89 and Like 278

JOE

sergey._s on August 30, 2012

Beautiful photo and wonderful views! Like 279! Best wishes!

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

Long live Panoramio! on August 30, 2012

Wow great night shot!

Regards Frank

Bartolomeo “passione… on August 30, 2012

Complimenti per questo

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LKISSIMO

Un caro saluto

Bartolo

Senad Džinić (Džine) on August 30, 2012

very beautiful YSL

krystok62 (Krzysztof… on August 30, 2012

Beautiful view. L+Y*
Krzysztof

Maurice Haddad on August 30, 2012

EXCELLENT NITE SHOT FOR THE FAMOUS MONUMENT.
F-92 + L-287.
CHEERS.
FRIENDLY MAURICE

Regine P. on August 30, 2012

wunderschön! Like! Regine

Mer53 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.

© BraCom (Bram) 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)

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Photo taken in Ακρόπολη - Φιλοππάπου, Athens 105 55, Greece
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Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 12, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by varkos
    • 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

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