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Capital and by far largest city of Greece. Monuments from thousands of years ago in the city, make it world famous. In this way the city attracts tourists.
Unlike it's glorious past, Athens in 2011 is un unattractive city scoring high on every bad aspect: pollution, crime, poverty, illegality, corruption, ...

Syntagma Square. You can get here from the airport. Syntagma is the Greec world for Parliament. Next to the Parliamant building towards mount Lycabbetus is a rich neighboorhoud. On Parliament Square you will find some of the 5-star hotels in town. From here you can walk towards Ommonia Square, but there you would meet poor locals in 2010. Athens is the heart of Greece, a country without a stabe and prosperous economy, because of poor government. - Up