Athens, Greece
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Athens is the capital of Greece. It was also at the heart of Ancient Greece, a powerful civilization and empire.

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The city is dominated by 5th century BC landmarks, including the Acropolis, a hilltop citadel and ancient buildings such as the colonnaded Parthenon temple. The Acropolis Museum, along with the National Archaeological Museum, preserves sculptures, vases, jewelry and more from Ancient Greece.


The climate here is mild, and generally warm and temperate. The winters are rainier than the summers in Athens.  The average annual temperature is 18.1 °C in Athens.


Greek is the main langugae used.  However English is used in most tourist resorts.


Euros are the main currency used across Greece.


Greece is one hour ahead of GMT

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