Thisseio / Petralona (Ath r.14)

Walking from a mainstream to an alternative neighborhood of the city center
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Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

The National Observatory of Athens.

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

The Temple of Hephaestus also served as the first archaeological museum of Athens until the construction of the official one in Exarheia.

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

The Temple of Hephaestus or Thisseion is one of the best preserved ancient temples in Greece and one of the most interesting sights of Ancient Agora of Athens.

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

Up close at the Temple of Hephaestus.

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

The Temple of Hephaestus served as the church of Agios Georgios and this is were a liturgy was held in 1834 to welcome King Otto, the first king of modern Greece.

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

Agia Marina Church was built in 1922 on a much older Byzantine church of the century whose murals you can see inside the new one.

Walking Athens - Route 14 / Thisseio - Petralona

Agia Marina church was built in 1922 just below the National Observatory.

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