Lower Plaka (Ath r.05)

Walking from Plaka, the old town of Athens, to the new part of the city
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In the New Acropolis Museum you will find 5 of the 6 Caryatids from the Erechtheion. (Walking Athens, Route 05 - Lower Plaka)

The new Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece, houses priceless finds from the Acropolis monuments.

New Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece, designed by Bernard Tschumi Architects. (Walking Athens, Route 05 - Lower Plaka)

New Acropolis Museum Flooring. The idea of transparency within a flooring system. Nerve racking yet transcendental. Perfect for people with fears of heights.

The New Acropolis Museum is situated near the base of the Acropolis with a direct view of the Parthenon and the ruins of the ancient city. (Walking Athens, Route 05 - Lower Plaka)

On Wednesday 20 June the Acropolis Museum celebrates its third birthday. The exhibition areas will remain open from 8 am until 12 midnight. The restaurant will be open during the same hours.

New Acropolis Museum. Visit the new Acropolis Museum in Athens, one of the most important contemporary works of architecture in Greece. It houses priceless finds from the Acropolis monuments. (Walking Athens, Route 05 - Lower Plaka)

New Acropolis Museum. Visit the new Acropolis Museum in Athens, one of the most important contemporary works of architecture in Greece. It houses priceless finds from the Acropolis monuments.

New Acropolis Museum. (Walking Athens, Route 05 - Lower Plaka)

New Acropolis Museum entrance - swe would like to dedicated this photo to Eleni Cubitt, founder of The British Committee for the Reunification of the Parthenon Marbles.

The new Acropolis Museum houses many of the artifacts of the hill of Acropolis. (Walking Athens, Route 05 - Lower Plaka)

The new Acropolis Museum houses many of the artifacts of the hill of Acropolis.

The beautiful Agia Ekaterini Church of the 11th century. (Walking Athens, Route 05 - Lower Plaka)

The beautiful Agia Ekaterini Church of the century.

Hadrian's Gate is a triumphant arch erected by the Athenian in 132 AD to honor the emperor how was a lover of the city. (Walking Athens, Route 05 - Lower Plaka)

Hadrian's Gate is a triumphant arch erected by the Athenian in 132 AD to honor the emperor how was a lover of the city.

Frissiras Museum, Athens.   DINO VALLS A JOURNEY THROUGH SPANISH MAGIC REALISM.  23|11|2011 - 26|02|2012 The 16th surviving column of the Temple of Olympian Zeus that fell after a storm in 1852. (Walking Athens, Route 05 - Lower Plaka)

© Dino Valls, Inter Lapidum, Huile sur bois, 52 x 136 cm, 2010

Hadrian's Arch right by the archaeological site of Olympeion. (Walking Athens, Route 05 - Lower Plaka)

Hadrian's Arch right by the archaeological site of Olympeion.

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