Phalerum or Faliro was a port of Ancient Athens. It was situated 5 km southwest of the Acropolis of Athens, on a bay of the Saronic Gulf.   The area of Phalerum is now occupied by the towns Palaio Faliro, Kallithea, Moschato and Neo Faliro, all of which part of the Athens agglomeration.Phalerum was the major port of Athens before Themistocles had the three rocky natural harbours by the promontory of Piraeus developed as alternative, starting from 491 BC.

Phalerum or Faliro was a port of Ancient Athens. It was situated 5 km southwest…

Η Αθήνα και η Ακρόπολη το 1869 (φωτο: Paul Baron des Granges)...   Διαβάστε όλο το άρθρο: http://www.mixanitouxronou.gr/afti-ine-i-proti-fotografia-tis-akropolis-meta-tin-tourkokratia-ta-schedia-gia-tin-anikodomisi-tis-katestrammenis-athinas-ke-i-antidrasis-ton-ikopedouchon/

“Rare photo of and Acropolis in The Photo was taken by Paul Baron des Granges.

Sydagma Square, Athens 1970., #solebike, #Athens, #e-bike tours

Vintage aerial of Syntagma Square, Athens, Greece. Mid As you can see, this was before they built the underground parking. Today, the front does not look like a parking lot!

Η… χωμάτινη οδός Πλουτάρχου στο Κολωνάκι.

1908 ~ Ploutarchou street in Kolonaki, Athens. Lycabettus Hill in the back…

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