Athens has always been known for its ancient ruins, but its vibrant street art scene is creating new attractions in the Greek capital. Euromaxx visits a city where antiquity and modernity are juxtaposed.
The idyllic district of Anafiotika was constructed on the northeastern side of the hill leading up to the ancient Acropolis, and its 100-odd, tile-roofed houses are as old as the modern Greek capital itself.
The quinquennial art exhibition Documenta provides creative impetus and surprising encounters in Athens. Greeks and international guests have discovered a new side of the city.
The soundings from Greek politicians have been positive ahead of an important meeting of EU finance ministers this Friday. It's a different story for struggling business people in the debt-saddled country,
A request by luxury brand Gucci to rent the Acropolis has caused Greeks to consider relinquishing management of their national archaeological treasures. Some say it's time for cash-strapped Athens to wise up.
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