Posts Tagged ‘Temple of Zeus’

Temple of Zeus

October 12, 2016

Site of Temple of Zeus.

Dinner with a view

October 11, 2016

Temple of Zeus

 Dinner overlooking the Temple of Zeus.

Cat drinking water from a tap

October 17, 2015
cat drinking from a tap

cat drinking from a tap

In the Temple of Zeus, several stray cats and dogs.

One cat, drinking water from a tap.

Dotted around Athens are drinking fountains. They lack a basin at the foot for cats and dogs and other animals to drink from.

Mythodea – Vangelis

March 24, 2013

This concert by Vangelis in Athens, in sight of the Acropolis in the stunning setting of the Temple of Zeus, was for the Nasa Mars mission of 2001.

Temple of Olympian Zeus

March 17, 2013
Temple of Olympian Zeus

Temple of Olympian Zeus

Located south-east of the Acropolis, the Temple of Olympian Zeus is the largest of the temples in Athens.

A temple to Zeus is known to have existed on the site from at least fifth century BC.

Breakfast with a view

March 17, 2013
The Acropolis: breakfast with a view

The Acropolis: breakfast with a view

Temple of Zeus: breakfast with a view

Temple of Zeus: breakfast with a view

A view of the Acropolis, Temple of Zeus, and all of Athens and the surrounding hills.

From the rooftop restaurant of The Athens Gate Hotel. Ranked as No 4 Roof Top Views of the World. Who am I to argue with that?

Vangelis – Mythodea

November 17, 2010

Mythodea, a live concert by Vangelis in Athens. The music was written for a Nasa Mars mission.

Perfomed at the Temple of Zeus in Athens Hellas.

If you have never seen this concert it is an absolute must.