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Five reasons to visit Greece

July 1, 2020

Acropolis of Athens in GreeceGreece is a country with many contributions to modern civilization, perhaps more than any country.

It is the cradle of democracy, the cradle of the Olympic Games and the home of many of the most brilliant philosophers, scientists, writers and artists ever produced, such as Aristotle, Socrates, Plato, Euclides, Archimedes, Euripides, and Praxiteles.

Of course, most of these contributions may not be real. However, that can only be seen or more experienced when visiting Greece.

Below we see five important reasons to visit this country located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.

1. Ancient Monuments

The ancient city of Athens is one of the most powerful of its time and although Athens has changed a lot over the centuries, this city still has the ruins of many ancient monuments reminiscent of His Majesty-that all must be-see the attraction when visiting Greece.

The most popular, of course, can be found on the Acropolis, such as the Parthenon, the Profiles and the Temple of the Erectheion, Athena Nike, while others, such as the impressive temple of Olympian Zeus, the Temple of Poseidon, the necropolis of Kerameikos and the theatre of Dionysus is distributed all over the city.

In addition to the ancient monuments of Athens, you will also find the same city by shooting in another city, such as the Demeter Temple in Naxos, the temple of Apollo in Gortyna and Knossos Palace and Delphi in Crete. In fact, wherever you go in Greece, you will definitely see an amazing archeological site nearby.

There is a lot of very beautiful archaeological museum in all of Greece as well, to help you learn more about the history and culture of the ancients, such as the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, which is the largest museum in Greece, the Delphi Museum, the prehistoric Thera Museum and Heraklion. The museum, which contains artifacts, in particular statues and sculptures, of the nearby archeological site.

2. Beautiful beaches

Beach in the Jonico sea in Greece

One of the reasons why Greece is considered a romantic destination is because it has a long coastline with idyllic beaches, most of which offer white sand and crystalline waters that are hot, while others taken by dramatic cliffs and villas.

Many of them are Blue Flag beach, also the best of Kefalonia and Zakynthos, while naturism is acceptable almost everywhere, but mostly at the Banana beach in Skiathos and you are in Lesvos beach. There are a lot of dive sites are nice, and some sea caves to explore.

3. Gastronomy

Greece is often described as healthy food, so make sure you get crowded while visiting Greece. This is because olives and olive oil are used a lot, especially planted and produced in Kalamata and Crete.

There are plenty of salad vegetable dishes, such as Greece, baked beans, and bread pudding, although meat dishes such as roast lamb in the oven, gyros (grilled meats) and Souvlaki (meat skewers) are also popular.

As for the desserts, many have made with walnuts and honey, the most popular are baklava, while wine is the most common beverage. In fact, there are some who say that wine comes from Greece.

4. Greece per night

Celebrating the night away is another reason to visit Greece. In fact, Greece is famous for its vibrant nightlife, especially in the capital, Athens, and on the island of Mykonos, Skiathos, and Corfu, Samos, where the party can take until seven in the morning.

During the summer, most of the party was held on the boardwalk, where you can start the night with a walk and close it watching a beautiful sunrise ... If you're still at your feet, that's how it is.

5. Shooting locations in Greece

With beautiful scenery, it is not surprising if the filming teams and celebrities who visit Greece to film them, and if you are lucky, could catch it successfully in the middle of filming. Don't be disappointed if this is not the case, because there are still many places to shoot you can visit the monastery of Aghia Triatha in the meteors were the scenes of the Bond movie "For Your Eyes as" progress or Skopelos, where several scenes of Mamma Mia played.

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