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Tuesday, 12 February 2013

The Acropolis






Theatre of Dionysos

Propylaia

The Parthenon




Erectheion

Temple of Olympian Zeus

Temple of Hephaestus

Friendly locals




Another view of the Erectheion


Porch of the Caryatids








Odeon of Herodes Atticus



View of the Acropolis from the west


Ancient Agora


Church of the Holy Apostles - Byzantine church, 10th century





Stoa of Attalos


Ostraka from the Agora Museum



West end of the Temple of Hephaestus


Temple of Olympian Zeus





View of the Acropolis from the Temple of Olympian Zeus


Acropolis Museum

12 comments:

  1. Nice shots. Hope you had/are having a good trip!

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  2. Thanks Prufrock, we did have a good time in Athens and elsewhere in Greece.

    Mike

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  3. some great pictures Mike! jealous.......

    cheers
    Matt

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  4. Thanks Matt, a trip to Greece is the answer...

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  5. Great Photos. Must be much breathtaking seen in the flesh. I take you did a European/Middle east tour?

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  6. Thanks Colin, it is amazing when you see it up close for the first time and there is so much history there. We went to Italy, Greece and Egypt in 2009 and the UK and Turkey in 2011.

    Mike

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  7. Very nice pictures here, thanks for sharing!
    Phil.

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  8. Thanks Phil, no worries!

    Mike

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  9. Must have been a fantastic sight to see in its day, thanks for sharing,
    Pat.

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  10. Cyrus, I'm a 28mm Hellenophile myself. May I ask where you're located?

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  11. Hi Dionysus

    Good to hear. I'm in Canberra, Australia.

    Cheers

    Mike

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