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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 (756)

Diana Angelova on October 30, 2012

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

ESTITXU Bilbao on October 30, 2012

Its really a beautiful and great picture, like with all my best wishes ESTITXU from Bilbao.

Isse on October 31, 2012

Just beautiful!


Greetings, Istvan C

Victoria Vitkovska on November 1, 2012

Fantastic shot! Like +YS Best regards, Victoria

= Cinzia Anzalone = on November 2, 2012

Wonderfu!Like. Greetings,Cinzia.

or_chano on November 2, 2012

Fantastico encuadre, me gusta. Saludos cordiales. Nacho

◊ Hermann ◊ on November 2, 2012

Wonderful shot

<Naklaj21> on November 2, 2012

great night shot!


best regards , Naklaj21 : )

Marcela Inés on November 2, 2012

Hola, Varkos: gracias por tus lindos comentarios. Maravillosa toma, como la otra con luna llena. Favoritas ambas. Saludos!

♥ ♥ Osho Angel ♥ ♥ on November 3, 2012

Excellente..Saluti :)

Aschi Rusterholz (fr… on November 3, 2012

Hello Varkos, the photo is really dreamlike, you were at the right time, at the right place. LIKE+FAV To rummage in your Gallerie properly makes fun.

The photographer gets a yellow star and becomes a favorite of me

Greetings from Switzerland


© Manuele Finali on November 3, 2012

Amazing composition, very well captured! LIKE FAV

< JOKO > on November 3, 2012

Very beautiful view and night photo! Like 477 - Greetings,joko from SLOVAKIA

Jose Luis Ogea on November 3, 2012

Very nice shot; excellent composition and light; really wonderful. LK. Greetings.

Zygmunt Czarnecki on November 3, 2012

Magnificent evening view. Very beautiful sky colors. LİKE

Greetings from Poland. Zygmunt.

Alex Bazhan on November 3, 2012

It’s very impressive picture! Outstanding work! I really like this photo. Enjoy your weekend, Alex.

Dido Panizzon on November 3, 2012

A magnificent view! Very beautiful colors! LK

Ciao, dido.

ch' caf' on November 3, 2012

What an attractive night shot! I like it! Cheers, Christian

adin on November 4, 2012

Hi Varkos, you give me a pretty good impression of Athene, right here, thank you. Really beautiful, LIKE, Cheers, Adin

Oleksandr Mizyn on November 4, 2012

Really impressive place and good frame!

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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