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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 (761)

Aramos on January 14, 2013

Um verdadeiro sonho varkos um sonho de encantos e magia com essa luz. YS204&L587. Aramos

Andreas Swierzy on January 14, 2013

beautiful blue hour with enchanting colors of light LIKE

Lucien Kivit on January 14, 2013

Wonderful nightshot !, LIKE 590+YS 205, regards Lucien

Pietro Gazzola on January 16, 2013

Wonderful shot of this marvellus place! Best regards, piero.

Mário Eloi Castro on January 17, 2013

So beautiful...!

A dream picture, Niko!

L 592 and YS 206

Best wishes for 2013, my friend :)

vinc107 on January 17, 2013

nice point of view

beautiful shot


franco benf on January 17, 2013

Fantastic colors and

Best wishes,franco

Stelios Drouganis on January 19, 2013

Dear Nikos,magnificent photo!Fantastic light and color.L+F.Many greetings,Stelios

Jewels on January 19, 2013

Another beautiful image, Nikos, of this amazing piece of wonderful history. I had the pleasure of visiting Athens during my trip to Greece and I loved it! You have an amazing talent for capturing the true beauty around you and we thank you for sharing.

Kindest regards, Julie

geoael on January 19, 2013

Magiki. LIKE.geoael

Zelia Waltrick on January 19, 2013

Unique! Super photo! Excellent in full screen Like & Fav.

Warm greetings from Brazil

JeO112 on January 20, 2013

What a great panoramic shot of the Acropolis. Like + Favorite. Best Wishes from Puerto Rico....JeO112.

Mateo E. J. Tinajero on January 21, 2013

LIKE 601

Awesome place

Excelent shot!

I added you to mt¿y fav photographers


Eduardosco Chavez on January 22, 2013

Hermosos colores

¡Me gusta!

Phil'Ours on January 22, 2013

C'est très beau le soir, et vous avez des ciels magnifiques !

Sergio Bagna on January 23, 2013

Very nice view! Like! Greetings from Italy, Sergio

Rita Eberle-Wessner on January 24, 2013

A great shot of the acropolis. I like it!

Ljilja Nikezic on January 26, 2013

Mnogo,mnogo lijepo.Arhitektura i ako po noći snimljeno vidi se da je fantastična!

Vitaliy Sobutskyy on January 27, 2013

I'd like to visit here.LIKE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

samsul alam mehedi on February 1, 2013

Excellent picture . LIKE, best wishes, ....mehedi

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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