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A city beyond comparison - turbulent, noisy, full of exuberant life. About 4 million people are crowded here. Their homeland, once the “cradle of democracy”, is marked by contrasts as stark as they can be: on the one hand, one sees a modern metropolis bursting at the seams, a concrete jungle appearing to suffocate from noise and smog, on the other hand, one wanders in awe through a living museum.
Athens is the guardian of an immense cultural heritage, which costs the state millions each year... more