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Getting There - Aneel's Travelogue

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Agoraphilia Athens, Greece, Tuesday, 29 December 2009 5:00am

Temple of HephaestusTemple of Hephaestus
Today we did a walk down to the Ancient Agora, once the town center of Athens. I found it more appealing than the Acropolis. It's less focused on being impressive, and you can get a lot closer to the ruins.

After lunch on Souvlaki Row (I had a good chicken souvlaki), we headed to the National Archaeological Museum, which had a good collection of sculptures of gryphons. It was also neat to see the actual Antikythera Mechanism.

Dinner was our best meal yet. It was at a small-plates restaurant where we chose ten different dishes. Almost all of them were great.

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