Athens has always been known for its ancient ruins, but its vibrant street art scene is creating new attractions in the Greek capital. A visit to a city where antiquity and modernity are juxtaposed.
After years of crisis and a controversial name change deal with Macedonia, Greeks are desperately clinging onto their illustrious past, a potent symbol of Greek national pride. Anthee Carassava reports from Athens.
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.
On Monday, Greece exits the third and final bailout program of a nine-year debt crisis that has chopped around a quarter off the country's economy. DW looks back at key moments from Greece's traumatic decade.
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