Athens & Attica

The area surrounding the city of Athens, known as Attica, is the spiritual heartland of ancient and modern Greece. Its archeological sites have attracted generations of scholars and plunderers alike and its mountains and coastlines have provided important refuge in times of strife. The land of Attica was the basis of Athenian wealth. The fine marble from the quarries on Mount Ymittós and Mount Pentéli was used for the temples and sculptures of ancient Athens. The silver from Lávrio financed their construction and the produce from the local agricultural areas fed the population. 

Click on the links below in order to see pictures of Athens and Attica.


Acropolis Museum Ancient Agora
Athens Cape Sounion National Archeological Museum
Roman Agora Temple of Olympian Zeus Theater of Dionysus

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