Athens. The city that gave birth to democracy, sciences and fine arts is here to reveal its secrets. The city of history and ancient civilization – the Parthenon, Acropolis and the Ancient Agora. The city where the word “filoxenia” was born, literally translated as “friend to a stranger”. A city belonging to humanity and Mediterranean light. This mighty city has contributed to world history and culture time, making itself immortal. At the same time a modern, vibrant megalopolis, full of energy, day and night.
Located at the crossroads of three continents, the capital of Greece with an overall population of close to four million has often been the hub of many cultures. Characterized by a culture and people that are welcoming and hospitable, every visitor just feels at home.
Athens shares these priceless life lessons with its visitors under the bright Aegean sun and the blue Attica sky. A youthful city, buzzing with life, it is confident, free and charming. A city that never sleeps. Full of flavor, desire and pleasure.
Welcome to Athens.
Useful Words and Phrases:
- Kalós írthate: Welcome
- Ya sas: Hello (General Greeting)
- Adío: Goodbye
- Efharistó: Thank you
- Parakaló: You are welcome
- Ti kánete?: How are you?
- Kalá (íme), efharistó. Esís?: (I’m) Fine, thank you. How are you?
- Ya mas: Here’s to our health