September 16, 2019

First Olympic Games

The first Olympic games were held in Athens in 776 BC. People would come from all over Greece to watch the games where the winners were […]
September 16, 2019

Athens has the most theatrical stages in the world

  It’s understandable that the Greeks take theater very seriously, as the tradition of theater dates back to the time of Athens’ first democracy – so […]
September 16, 2019

Athens is home to the first known democracy

Democracy was established in Athens around 500 B.C. It was based on a direct democracy system, in which eligible citizens directly voted on laws.
September 16, 2019

Athens is Europe’s oldest capital.

Records show the city’s origins go back to around 3,400 years ago, also making it one of the oldest cities in the world.