The marathon race has its origins in the epic Battle of Marathon, which took place in 490 BC.
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Marathon night view lights

Athens Marathon. The Authentic

The marathon race has its origins in the epic Battle of Marathon, which took place in 490 BC.
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Aigina peanut festival bowl

Fistiki Fest in Aegina

Summer never ends in Aegina, one of the Saronic Gulf’s most beautiful islands.
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Armata Festival Spetses re-enactment

Armata Festival in Spetses island

The re-enactment of the burning of the Turkish flagship, in memory of the historic naval battle in 1822 during the Greek War
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Attica full moon Eleusis

August’s Full Moon

Many of Attica’s archaeological sites and museums are preparing something special for the full moon this year.
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War Museum of Greece, Museum, Greece, Athens, Attica

War Museum

In 1964, the Greek state decided to establish a museum to honour those who fought for the Greek independence throughout its long history.
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Tzistarakis Mosque Muslim monument

Tzistarakis Mosque

Built in 1759 by the governor Tzistarakis during the second period Ottoman occupation (1689-1821), the Tzistarakis Mosque is one of the few Muslim monuments remaining in Athens.
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Averof battleship Marina Flisvos

The Averof Battleship

Built in Italy and bought by the Greek government in 1909, this 10,000-ton armoured cruiser boasted the most modern weaponry of its time.
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Spathareio Shadow Museum Maroussi

Spathareio Shadow Theatre Museum

Working in collaboration with the municipality of Maroussi, the famous shadow-theatre artist Eugene Spatharis created a permanent home for Karagiozis (a traditional figure in Greek folklore).
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Potter’s Productive, Supplying and Consuming

The Cooperative covers four acres and houses over 40 potters. Its aim is to educate elementary- and secondary-school students in Attica, and educate its thousands of annual visitors about the art of ceramics.