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Grande Real Santa Eulalia
This impressive recently opened 5 Star luxury Spa Hotel & Resort is located in a cove on the beach just outside the famous old fishing town of Albufeira. It is about 10 km from the bus and train station, 20 km from the marina and the casino and 30 km from the International airport....
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Mandeville Hotel, London
Mandeville Hotel just off Wigmore Street in Central London, England is a 4+ star London hotel very close to Oxford Street and Bond Street underground station. Sotheby's and Christie's auction houses and the renowned Harley Street clinics are also nearby. ...
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Anesis
Centrally located The Anesis Hotel is 250 metres form the golden sands of the Grecian beach and the picturesque fishing harbour and 300 metres from the central square of Ayia Napa with its many shops and bars. ...
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Acropolis of Athens

For thousands of years the Acropolis has been the symbol of Athens, the sacred rock, and the link that connects the magnificent ancient civilization with the modern.
The Temple of Parthenon

The Acropolis and its monuments, its history and the myths that are connected with it are rightly the pride and the glory of this city, the envy of all other cities in the world.

The sacred rock of Acropolis of Athens was for many centuries the most important religious centre of the city of Athens.

The first traces of occupation go back to the Neolithic era. In the Mycenaean times it was the seat of the king whose megaron stood roughly on the site on which the Erechtheion was built many centuries later.

After the 11th c BC it became the home of the cult of Athena, patron goddess of the city that took her name and of other gods, and was adorned down to the end of antiquity with majestic temples, brilliant buildings and a vast number of votive monuments.

In the middle of the 5th c BC, when Athens was at the height of its power, the ambitious artistic program of Pericles was implemented.

It was at that time the Parthenon, the Propylaea and a little later the temple of Athena Nike and the Erechtheion were all erected between 447 and 406 BC remaining to the present day witnesses to the Greek Classical civilisation.



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