The Atlas Obscura Guide To Athens
59 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Athens, Greece
Updated December 16, 2022
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Meet the Blacksmith Resurrecting Greek History
Dimitrios Katsikis geeks out on making ancient armor with traditional methods.
by Demetrios Ioannou
We Shouldn’t Have Been Surprised to Find a Sculpture of Hermes in a Sewer
Filthy infrastructure has long been a site of artistry and civic pride.
by Jessica Leigh Hester