Shopping in Greece – The most famous markets

Most of the people from all over the world love to spend their vacations in Greece because it is one of the most beautiful and charming places of the entire globe. You can have real pleasure and enjoyment over there during your vacations. Greece has the most famous markets of the world containing a variety of items. These items range from crafts and food to special wine and other commodities for daily use. Shopping in Greece always proves to be great fun thanks to the variety available which you can get with you when you return to your home country.

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Greek Gods and Goddesses

The ancient Greeks projected upon the twelve gods their own faults and strengths, passions and weaknesses, their loves and hatreds, their nightmares and dreams. Jupiter (Zeus) The “Father of gods and people,” Zeus / Jupiter, the king of Olympus and the twelve-leader, lord of lightning, Punisher and protector, lover and warlord, he defeated his father Cronus and the Titans and threw the Giants in Tartarus. He was the undisputed ruler of the universe and controlled everything. Known for his amorous adventures, he always caused the jealousy of his wife, Hera. The Greeks attributed him with many nicknames, the most famous

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Byzantine art and Architecture

The Roman Empire was divided into two parts, the Eastern and Western Roman Empires before it fell in 476 AD. Out of these two parts the “Western Roman Empire fell down in 476 AD. However, the Eastern Roman Empire did not fall and was miraculously saved to preserve the Roman culture. Constantinople was declared as the capital city and the Eastern Roman Empire became the Byzantine Empire. After that the development of the empire started. The first and foremost achievement of the Byzantine Empire was the construction of religious buildings with fabulous and charming designs. Among the other innovations, the

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How to travel long distances by car

Read it before you begin the great adventure! Route Have a detailed “travel by car” plan trip to have as a reference point, although it is almost certain that you will not follow it. Calculate how many miles you want to make a day (usually around 500) to organize your trip. Keep in mind that eventually you will cover 10% to 40% more mileage than you calculate, and organize things accordingly to avoid going outside the schedule. During the summer months you may encounter traffic on roads that connect major population centers with resort areas. Avoid passing these streets during weekends.

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Cycladic Architecture

Cycladic architecture has greatly influenced Greece in so many ways.  Its uniqueness and also the charm are some of the remnants that are still remembered today and also widely used in many places as well as modern building structures.  In most cases they can be seen in the rapid growing tourist sector where most newly constructed hotels and restaurants are strongly using the architectural ideas from medieval times to further give tourists a taste of ancient culture and civilization.  The reputations of these architectural designs are still well recognized and continue to spread further to Greece borders. if you happen

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Acropolis Rally: The Rally of Gods!

If you have decided to visit Greece then you cannot afford to miss the Acropolis Rally in Greece. It is called the ‘Rally of Gods’. Hence, it must be something that cannot be ignored, neglected or missed. The rally is considered to be one of the most fantastic and attractive car rallies that are held in the whole world. It is a rally which is witnessed by one and all. Not only the local people have a great deal of interest in the rally, but tourists from all over the world also flock together to witness this grand event. It

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The most famous Greek Caves

Adapted to the natural environment for millions of years, most Greek caves are waiting with eternal patience to be explored. Greece is ranked first worldwide for its number of caves, which is largely due to the intense seismic activity. They are characterized according to their location and form The creation of a cave is mostly the result of a painstaking work of nature that lasts several million years. The underground waters of the earth contain acids that erode the limestone creating cavities. Formations that are created later as stalactites or stalagmites are limestone deposits on the walls of the cave.

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The Ionian or Decelean War

Sparta reinforced its war against Athens in 414 BC. At this time, Sparta had a very powerful army and navy. Athens had suffered serious losses amongst its sailors and finance to support the war was dwindling. Under the orders of King Agis, the Spartans occupied Decelea, effectively blocking the Athenians from accessing their silver mines. Under constant and relentless attacks from the Spartans, the Athenian empire started to crumble. The Persian Empire entered the war in support of Sparta. The military commander, Alcibiades, who had fled to Sparta was called back by the Athenian navy in order to help them.

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Nightlife in Greece – The best Places

Why nightlife in Greece is so great? What are the best places that make the Greek nightlife so magnificent and spectacular that people from all over the world gather there to enjoy that wonderful experience?  Greece is an abode of stunning beaches, horde with water sports and sun enthusiasts. In addition to this, Greece is also outfitted with heritage and historical sites such as Delphi, Mycenae and Athens.  Moreover Greek islands are also famous for their reputation regarding nightlife entertainment and lively night environment for people to enjoy and have a good time.  In Greece, nightclubs generally get started at

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Ancient Greece – The Geometrical Times

The ancient Greece or Greek civilization is considered as one of the most ancient civilizations in the history of humanity. Studies on the archeological remains of this civilization confirm that this civilization was highly developed. According to studies the life style and inventions of this civilization indicates the high sense of aesthetics and order in this ancient civilization. The ancient Greeks were mainly dependent upon the seawater for their food and trade. They mainly built their houses near the shores. Travelling in boats from one place to another brought this ancient civilization to contact with other cultures. In this way,

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