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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 (760)

Jan van Aartsen on October 15, 2012

Beautiful photo with great light Νίκος, Like.

Best wishes, Jan

АЙРАТ ХАЙРЕТДИНОВ on October 15, 2012


emma-rc on October 16, 2012

Wow.. amazing view of an incredible landmark.. Lovely colours & lighting. LIKE! Best wishes from Ireland, Emma. :-)

Ela Vaida on October 16, 2012

Very nice sunset and photo. LIKE !

Greetings, Ela.

Gianfranco Pala on October 18, 2012

Bellissima questa immagine dell'Acropolis. lk455+F153. Ciao, Gianfranco

Zdzisław Barut on October 18, 2012

super!!! pozdrawiam, Zdzisław

zhsv on October 18, 2012

Nice! Regards from Minsk zhsv

d☼≈AlDWMcCuLL☼Ch on October 19, 2012

Magnificent! Like

Cheers, Donald

Natmara on October 19, 2012

Landf Varko, for your very nice panoramic shot.

Antoine Jasser on October 20, 2012

Amazing sky & clouds...
L 459 + F 155

F. Zaman on October 21, 2012


Ognjen Đukić on October 22, 2012

Great scene ! One of the most brilliant symbol of beautiful Greek history, the gems of world civilization, and my love for old world.

Like and Favorite !

Best wishes from Serbia, dear friend !

Dzianis Kadyrko on October 22, 2012

Good gallery you have, like it!

Marin Stanisic on October 23, 2012

Amazing capture - YS156+L463. Greetings, Marin

*Delfina* on October 23, 2012

Very beautiful view, nice capture!

❀♥ Like! ♥❀

Best wishes, Mira

Méry 3°人~°。 on October 26, 2012

♥♥   J'AIME 465 ! 👍

                        Très belles composition et sympathiques temples .  Une superbe paysage  !

 Salutations de Cannes (France) depuis ma cuisine !...

                     >   MÉRY


~•~•~>    ma ville: CANNES

mimmo valenti on October 27, 2012

Inimitable colors paint the landscape


Greetings Mimmo

maritka on October 28, 2012

Very beautiful night shot.LIKE

borzoskata on October 29, 2012

Gyönyörű fotó, csodás színek!


Diana Angelova on October 30, 2012

Very beautiful view and night photo! Like! Greetings, Diana

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Photo details

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