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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 (742)

Sergio Bagna No View… 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

POlo on February 1, 2013

So wonderful fairy place! LK! Thank you for the visiting & commenting my pictures! Greetings from Moscow!

d_bonev on February 1, 2013

Fantastic photo!I LIKE it :)

Pepe_Ibanez on February 3, 2013

Composición y color excelentes.


Saludos desde España.


giselaplewe on February 7, 2013

LIKE , gisela

Søren Terp on February 8, 2013

Beautiful - like and YS!

© therezis on February 10, 2013

great composition and colours :D like

Mojzer László on February 11, 2013

Hi Nikos! It's a beautiful landscape, my friend. Greetings: Laci L+F

Armando Buira on February 14, 2013

Wonderful picture, very beautiful view!!! LIKE 616.

My best wishes, Armando

mbaska73 on February 15, 2013

Excelente toma nocturna del lugar con unas luces y colores magníficos. Un cordial saludo

Slim M on February 16, 2013

Great shot, amazing looking place. L-YS

John Adamson on February 17, 2013

Wonderful capture Νίκος, you have caught it at a perfect time to ensure perfect light balance - great shot! YS and LIKE!

Greetings from Indonesia, John

Alfred Schaffer on February 18, 2013

Great night shot of this famous building! Like 619!


Kicaj on February 21, 2013

Fajne zdjęcie Like

Pozdrawiam, Kicaj :)

nunila77 merche on February 21, 2013

Bonita imagen del anochece. LIKE. Saludos

Det Lindinger on March 6, 2013

Superfoto Nikos & Fav

Greetings Det!

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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