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Athens is the capital city of Greece, its industrial, commercial and cultural center. The capital of Greece takes its name from the goddess Athena, the goddess of wisdom and knowledge. This is where democracy was born.

In the city center of the town are two major hills, The Acropolis- an impressive monument of the ancient word, and Lycabettus hill with the picturesque chapel of Agios Giorgis.

There are many archeological and historical monuments: The Olympic stadium, a lot of ancient monasteries, museums.

Athens today is modern city, alive and the go. Modern, but romantic as well, wit busy streets and promenades, shops windows, as well as little alleys in quiet, peaceful neighborhoods such as Plaka and Mets.

By using your international cell phone rentals in Greece you can easily navigate Athens.

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