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Making your way through the narrow streets of Athens, there's something so satisfying about seeing 19th century neoclassical houses smack dab up against ruins and buildings from ancient Greek civilizations dating back to 500BC. The Acropolis, visible from most parts in Athens, stands as a reminder both how old and how modern life is here and the struggles the city has endured. It's a testament to the gumption and survival of the people and their culture. It's gritty but elegant, rough around the edges but steeped in antiquity, rulers, and mythology 500 years before time.

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