New York Times Publishes '36 Hours In Athens'
- by XpatAthens
- Monday, 15 October 2018
From exploring Athens' cultural landmarks or wandering the orange tree-lined streets of its cool neighborhoods to experiencing the diverse culinary and cocktail scene, these are the reasons Athens has seen a record number of tourists in the last year. If you're so lucky to call Athens home, then the below suggestions are perhaps something to explore again, but if you are visiting this bustling Mediterranean city for the first time, then please read on for an ideal way on how to spend 36 hours in Athens. From the New York Times...
"There are cities that count their age by years; then there’s Athens, which can tabulate its history by millenniums. From battles and setbacks this ancient metropolis has rebounded again and again, proving itself to be resilient like no other. Sitting on a parfait of civilizations, the Greek capital could easily float on its past glories."
"Sitting on a parfait of civilizations, the Greek capital could easily float on its past glories. But recent additions like the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center prove that this city in the heart of the Mediterranean isn’t afraid to raise new monuments and leave a bold statement for posterity."
To read 36 Hours in Athens, please visit: The New York Times