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The guide that shows you what other travel books only tell you!
From ancient history to modern hotels, no travel reference accommodates your needs like DK's Eyewitness Travel Guide: Greece, Athens & the Mainland. With more than 750 full-color photographs, this accessible handbook guides you in and around Athens and throughout mainland Greece using street-by-street and 3-D maps to direct you to all the main sights. The extensive Athens section highlights the history, art, architecture, and culture of this extraordinary city with special layouts devoted to the National Archaeological Museum, the Acropolis, and the Parthenon. Beyond Athens, the guide takes you to the ancient and medieval ruins abundant throughout the Peloponnese peninsula, location of the ancient cities of Corinth and Olympia. Three special sections covering wetland wildlife, the Thessaloniki Archaeological Museum, and Mount Athos, detail prime features of Northern Greece. Other chapters explore Greece's Byzantine architecture, history, cuisine, and wines, making this the most complete and invaluable guidebook to Greece on the market.