“Don’t give away all your secrets to the world. Sometimes you need a thing or two that belongs to you and no one else.” The evolved culture of Greece ultimately influences such saying. There was no such evidence of the presence of human ancestors in Greece till 270,000 BC. After the 270,000 BC Greece was the first home to the advanced civilizations in Europe and is also considered the birthplace of Western civilization. Such specific information was collected by none other than our famous travel blogger “Iryna Renkas“. She went backpacking to Europe, and then there she found Greece. Greece is a country exceptionally commenced with the cradle of Western civilization. The government is the homeland of democracy, Western philosophy, Western literature, historiography, political science, major scientific and mathematical principles, Western drama and the Olympic Games. And if you are giving a thought to visit such a place rich in epic literary forms and lyric poetry, history, tragedy, and comedy. Then one should go for it. From ancient Greece architecture to the modern Greece architecture, they have got the best monuments, temples and theatres in the sack. As if now your excitement level has just reached to the sky, get to know about some fantastic places to visit in Greece by Iryna Renkas. The article will help you to discover unique places to visit, stay and eat. Let us get going.
Santorini Island –
The island is located in the southern Aegean Sea, about 200 km southeast from Greece. Once this island was a site of the largest volcanic eruptions in recorded history: the Minoan eruption. Santorini Island is the precious gem of the Aegean due to which it was ranked the world’s top island by many magazines and travel sites. It has a record of total 2 million tourists visit in a year. It is the best place if you are in search of a romantic getaway with your loved one. Having exquisite scenery and clear waters while perched on the rim of a massive active volcano in the middle of the sea is the perfect place for couples.
It is a temple situated on the Athenian Acropolis, devoted to the goddess Athena, a patron for the greek people in the ancient times. This monument is a massive example of toughness and durability. The temple’s rectangular white marble has suffered damage over the centuries, including losing most of its sculpture, its basic structure has remained intact. The temple itself has a statue of Athena, known as Athena Parthenos, sculpted by Phidias. And it was stated that the statute is thought to have stood 12 meters high. It is a great place to know about the culture and tons of chronicle elements.
Mount Olympus National Park-
Mount Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece, comprising 92 square miles (238 square kilometres).In earlier times it was the home of the Greek gods, on Mytikas peak. In 1938 it was recognized as both National Park and the World Biosphere Reserve. The most admirable thing over there is the exceptional biodiversity and rich flora. The hitchhikers admire its fauna and flora, tour its slopes, and climb its peaks. Before visiting, make sure to have a look at the regulations of the Mount Olympus National Park. For instance –
- Collection and destruction of nests, eggs or chicks and general disturbance and destruction of fauna species.
- No Damage to geological formations.
- Free movement of any animals accompanying visitors.
- Parking in places other than the specific parking lots.
- Felling, humus transportation, rooting and collecting shrubs, plants and seeds.
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