Parthenon - Athens (Greece)

The Parthenon is a temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the maiden goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their patron. Its construction began in 447 BC when the Athenian Empire was at the height of its power.

Athens, Greece

Acropolis, Athens, Greece Greeks are kind great people and Athens has everything that a tourist need :)

1956 ~ Sophia Loren at the Acropolis

Sophia Loren visiting and filming her hit film “Boy on a Dolphin” in 1957

1956 ~ Sophia Loren at the Acropolis

Sophia Loren visiting and filming her hit film “Boy on a Dolphin” in 1957

Athens, Greece (1948) Kiosks are still a sort of open street mini-market, and an essential feature of life in the city.

A man at a newsstand on University Street, Athens, Greece - 1948

Dimitris Harissiadis, Amalias avenue, Athens 1948 - Benaki Museum Shop

Greek Gifts and Souvenirs - Ancient Gifts at Benaki Museum Shop

1948 - "King George" Hotel, Syntagma Square - Athens, Greece - photo Dmitri Kessel

1948 - "King George" Hotel, Syntagma Square - Athens, Greece - photo Dmitri Kessel (next door to the Hotel Grande Bretagne)

"Asteria" beach, Glyfada, Athens 1955 Photo by Dimitris Harissiadis Benaki Museum Photographic Archives

"Asteria" beach, Glyfada, Athens 1955 Photo by Dimitris Harissiadis Benaki Museum Photographic Archives

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