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Fact vs. Fiction: The Acropolis in Athens, Greece


Athens is home to one of the world's most-visited tourist destinations: The Athenian Acropolis. Drawing millions of visitors each year, the Acropolis is perhaps the most famous archaeological site in the world – and it draws the traffic in kind.

The Acropolis Restoration Project
also has a marked effect on the ongoing state of display at the Acropolis. Though it's nearing completion, scaffolding is still a major component of any visit to site.



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[flickr images via Panoramas and Titanas]

Filed under: Europe, Greece

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