Metaxourgeio (Ath r.16)

The neighborhood with the underground nightlife of Athens
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Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Kerameikos is the second biggest archaeological site in Athens and definitely one the most interesting.

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Kerameikos was the spot were Eridanos River, that was covered up inside the ancient city, comes back to the surface after exiting the city beyond the wall.

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

The Parthenon and the Acropolis can be clearly seen form the archaeological site of Kerameikos.

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Pompeion was one of the most important buildings for the ancient festival of the Panathinaia but now there is just enough to prove its existence.

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Kerameikos has a number of sights to see like a big part of the Themistoklean Wall, the Dipylon Gate, the Sacred Gate, the Pompeion and the Demosio Sima cemetery among others.

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Kerameikos Archaeological Site with Thisseio neighborhood in the background.

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

Walking Athens - Route 16 / Metaxourgeio

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