Travel Art in Athens, Greece

Posted by on July 7, 2012

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Athens has the most impressive culture and history. There is no other city in Europe quite like it. However this city is not only a thing of the past for its present day lifestyle is definitely worth considering. Local people take pride in a wide variety of options when it comes to art and other aspects of culture. Museums are keeping history alive. Besides that, you can also find opera houses and galleries that would make your travel worth it. Athens and art are definitely two words that are synonymous to each other. For those who want to immerse themselves in culture, Athens is the perfect place.

Athens by night

Athens by night

Acropolis by night

Acropolis by night

Acropolis, Athens

Acropolis, Athens

The new museum of Acropolis

The new museum of Acropolis

It is ideal to visit anytime between June and September. The town annually celebrates the Athens Festival. This is a reminder that the people are showing interest in performing and arts. The international festival was started in 1955 where it combines music, dance, theater and other forms of art. Basically the purpose of the event is to show the achievements of the town all over the world. This festival is taking place in several venues including Roman Odeon,  Veakio amphitheater, and Epidaurus. It is easy to get tickets for the event.

Opera at Epidaurus theatre

Opera at Epidaurus theatre

The amphitheatre of Herodes Atticus, built by the Romans

The amphitheatre of Herodes Atticus, built by the Romans

Epidaurus festival

Epidaurus festival

There are tavernas in Athens that display dance and music. The program is designed for the entertainment of tourists from all the parts of the world. You can also hear the most authentic Greek music which consists of folk songs and blues. The music is a combination of Middle Eastern with a Greek touch to it. Also visit the Athens Concert Hall which is a modern place that holds various programs like ballet, opera and classic music. There are also conferences and exhibitions that are happening in the place. There is also a dance theater created for those who love dancing.

Traditional Greek dance in a tavern in Athens

Traditional Greek dance in a tavern in Athens

The Concert Hall or Megaro Mousikis

The Concert Hall or Megaro Mousikis

From May to September, there are performances where people are dressed up in traditional costume, interpret songs and dance in open theaters. There is a ballet company that performs in the Olympia Theater. You can also watch tragedies in the theater that are present in the city. There is also the outdoor theater where you can watch plays and concerts during summer. You can find more than fifty theaters in the city that perform several plays daily. Art travel in Athens is something that even those with small budgetcan enjoy. It is about time to travel to Athens and see the hidden beauty of the place.

The Panathinaiko stadium

The Panathinaiko stadium

Calatrava path to th eOlympic stadium, OAKA

Calatrava path to th eOlympic stadium, OAKA

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