Monday, December 20, 2010

Temple of Zeus and Panathenaic Stadium

The Temple of Zeus was started in the 6th century BC and completed in 131 AD.

Hadrians Arch

Temple of Zeus

The Panathenaic Stadium was the original modern olympic stadium, built in 566 Bc, renovated in 329 BC where it was rebuilt in marble and 1869. It hosted the first modern olympics in 1896. It's just a tourist attraction these days.

Another view of the Acropolis.
A beggar kid.

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