Piraeus (Ath r.24)

A walk through the history of Piraeus, the biggest port in Greece
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Detail from the entrance of the 1895 Municipal Theatre of Piraeus. (Walking Athens, Route 24 - Piraeus)

Detail from the entrance of the 1895 Municipal Theatre of Piraeus. (Walking Athens, Route 24 - Piraeus)

The beautiful church of Agios Konstantinos was built in 1887. (Walking Athens, Route 24 - Piraeus)

The beautiful church of Agios Konstantinos was built in 1887. (Walking Athens, Route 24 - Piraeus)

The Archaeological Museum of Piraeus was built on the Hellenistic period Theatre of Zea which is now one of its exhibits. (Walking Athens, Route 24 - Piraeus)

The Archaeological Museum of Piraeus was built on the Hellenistic period Theatre of Zea which is now one of its exhibits. (Walking Athens, Route 24 - Piraeus)

This bust at the entrance of the Municipal Theatre belongs to one of the most famous Piraeus women, Katina Paxinou, an actress who had an international carrier and won many awards, with an Oscar and a Golden Globe being among them. (Walking Athens, Route 24 - Piraeus)

This bust at the entrance of the Municipal Theatre belongs to one of the most famous Piraeus women, Katina Paxinou, an actress who had an international carrier and won many awards, with an Oscar and a Golden Globe being among them. (Walking Athens, Route 24 - Piraeus)

The impressive Municipal Theatre of Piraeus was recently restored to its original form after years of neglect. (Walking Athens, Route 24 - Piraeus)

The impressive Municipal Theatre of Piraeus was recently restored to its original form after years of neglect. (Walking Athens, Route 24 - Piraeus)

Eleftherios Venizelos Square in front of Agios Konstantinos Church is the site of a future station of the metro expansion under way at the time. (Walking Athens, Route 24 - Piraeus)

Eleftherios Venizelos Square in front of Agios Konstantinos Church is the site of a future station of the metro expansion under way at the time. (Walking Athens, Route 24 - Piraeus)

Piraeus Tower is the second highest building in Greece but unfortunately it sits empty in the middle of the port city because of faulty construction. (Walking Athens, Route 24 - Piraeus)

Piraeus Tower is the second highest building in Greece but unfortunately it sits empty in the middle of the port city because of faulty construction. (Walking Athens, Route 24 - Piraeus)

Agia Triada was built in 1845 and is Piraeus' Cathedral. (Walking Athens, Route 24 - Piraeus)

Agia Triada was built in 1845 and is Piraeus' Cathedral. (Walking Athens, Route 24 - Piraeus)

Patron saint of Piraeus Agios Spyridon was built in 1875 on the ruins of a Byzantine monastery. (Walking Athens, Route 24 - Piraeus)

Patron saint of Piraeus Agios Spyridon was built in 1875 on the ruins of a Byzantine monastery. (Walking Athens, Route 24 - Piraeus)

The strict Archaeological Museum of Piraeus. (Walking Athens, Route 24 - Piraeus)

The strict Archaeological Museum of Piraeus. (Walking Athens, Route 24 - Piraeus)


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