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Goulandris Museum Of Cycladic Art
The Nicholas P. Goulandris Foundation - Museum of Cycladic Art is a museum of Athens. It houses a notable collection of artifacts of Cycladic art. The museum was founded in 1986 in order to house the collection of Cycladic and Ancient Greek art belonging to Nicholas and Dolly Goulandris. Starting in the early 1960s, the couple collected Greek antiquities, with special interest in the prehistoric art from the Cyclades
Cyclades
islands of the Aegean Sea. The Museum's main building, erected in the centre of Athens
Athens
in 1985, was designed by the Greek architect Ioannis Vikelas
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Eleftherios Venizelos Historical Museum
Eleftherios Kyriakou Venizelos (full name Elefthérios Kyriákou Venizélos, Greek: Ελευθέριος Κυριάκου Βενιζέλος, pronounced [elefˈθerios cirˈʝaku veniˈzelos]; 23 August 1864[1] – 18 March 1936) was an eminent Greek leader of the Greek national liberation movement and a charismatic statesman of the early 20th century remembered for his promotion of liberal-democratic policies.[2][3][4] As leader of the Liberal Party, he was elected several times, in total eight, as Prime Minister of Greece, serving from 1910 to 1920 and from 1928 to 1933. Venizelos had such profound influence on the internal and external affairs of Greece
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[n 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position, and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position
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Athens Metro
The Athens
Athens
Metro (Greek: Μετρό Αθήνας, Metró Athínas) is a rapid-transit system in Greece
Greece
which serves the Athens
Athens
conurbation and parts of East Attica. It incorporates the former Athens-Piraeus Electric Railways (ISAP), which opened as a conventional steam railway in 1869, and which was electrified in 1904 and is now part of Line 1. Beginning in 1991, Attiko Metro constructed and extended Lines 2 and 3[3] and the Attiko Metro Operations Company (AMEL) operated these lines from 2000 to 2011.[4] The metro network merged in 2011 when the Greek government created the Urban Rail Transport Company (STASY), a subsidiary of the Athens
Athens
Urban Transport Organisation (OASA). First Chairman and CEO of the merged company became Kostas Vassiliadis, a former Chief Engineer and later CEO of Athens- Piraeus
Piraeus
Electric Railways
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Line 3 (Athens Metro)
(*) Planned     (**) Under constructionLine 3 of the Athens Metro
Athens Metro
runs from Agia Marina to Airport, via Syntagma, although some trains reverse at Doukissis Plakentias. The section from Agia Marina to the tunnel portal east of Doukissis Plakentias is underground. It first opened, between Ethniki Amyna and Syntagma, on 28 January 2000, with Line 2
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Evangelismos Station
Evangelismos station is located on Vasilissis Sofias Avenue. It is in Evangelismos area, close to Evangelismos Hospital, the National Gallery of Athens, the Athens War Museum, the Byzantine & Christian Museum and the Athens Hilton. The station serves both Kolonaki
Kolonaki
and Pangrati
Pangrati
neighbourhoods, known for their cultural hubs, shopping centers and cafes. Furthermore, many embassies and companies are located within close proximity
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Cyclades
The Cyclades
Cyclades
(/ˈsɪklədiːz/; Greek: Κυκλάδες [cikˈlaðes]) are an island group in the Aegean Sea, southeast of mainland Greece and a former administrative prefecture of Greece. They are one of the island groups which constitute the Aegean archipelago. The name refers to the islands around (κυκλάς) the sacred island of Delos
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Aegean Sea
The Aegean Sea
Sea
(/ɪˈdʒiːən/; Greek: Αιγαίο Πέλαγος [eˈʝeo ˈpelaɣos] ( listen); Turkish: Ege Denizi Turkish pronunciation: [eɟe denizi])[stress?] is an elongated embayment of the Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
located between the Greek and Anatolian peninsulas, i.e., between the mainlands of Greece
Greece
and Turkey. In the north, the Aegean is connected to the Marmara Sea
Sea
and Black Sea
Sea
by the Dardanelles
Dardanelles
and Bosphorus
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Greece
Greece
Greece
(Greek: Ελλάδα), officially the Hellenic Republic (Ελληνική Δημοκρατία), historically also known as Hellas, is a country located in Southern Europe,[10] with a population of approximately 11 million as of 2016. Athens
Athens
is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Thessaloniki. Greece
Greece
is located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Situated on the southern tip of the Balkan Peninsula, it shares land borders with Albania
Albania
to the northwest, the Republic of Macedonia
Republic of Macedonia
and Bulgaria
Bulgaria
to the north, and Turkey
Turkey
to the northeast
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Frissiras Museum
Frissiras Museum
Museum
is a contemporary painting museum in Plaka
Plaka
Athens, Greece. It was founded and endowed by Vlassis Frissiras, an art-collecting lawyer
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Emfietzoglou Gallery Museum
The Emfietzoglou Gallery Museum
Emfietzoglou Gallery Museum
is an art gallery in Athens, Greece. It is sited in Marousi
Marousi
near the metro station. Its founder Prodromos Emfietzoglou gave his private art collection of over 500 works to the public. These days the Emphietsoglou gallery offers a review of 750 works of modern Greek art
Greek art
including some of the best paintings from the last 200 years.Contents1 History 2 The Gallery 3 Collection 4 Visitor information 5 See also 6 ReferencesHistory[edit] Since 19th century Prodromos Emfietzoglou and his family due to their interest in Greek art
Greek art
were collecting works of various Greek painters. Their passion in combination with many artists' donations led in 1999 to the foundation of the museum
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Benaki Museum
The Benaki Museum, established and endowed in 1930 by Antonis Benakis in memory of his father Emmanuel Benakis, is housed in the Benakis family mansion in downtown Athens, Greece. The museum houses Greek works of art from the prehistorical to the modern times, an extensive collection of Asian art, hosts periodic exhibitions and maintains a state-of-the-art restoration and conservation workshop
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Hellenic Children's Museum
The Hellenic Children's Museum
Hellenic Children's Museum
in Athens, Greece
Greece
is located in two houses specifically designed for use by children.[1] The museum also features in the book, The Athens
Athens
Assignment.[2] References[edit]^ Glaser, Jane R.; Artemis A. Zenetou; Smithsonian Institution (1996). Museums: A Place to Work. Routledge. p. 219. ISBN 978-0-415-12256-6.  ^ Hart, Craig (2003). The Athens
Athens
Assignment. iUniverse
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Museum Of The History Of The Greek Costume
Coordinates: 37°58′43.8″N 23°44′15.7″E / 37.978833°N 23.737694°E / 37.978833; 23.737694Part of a series onCostumeBackgroundHistory Industry Costume
Costume
coordination Use of costume in Athenian tragedy Wardrobe supervisorSociety and cultureFursuit Cosplay Costume
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Centre For The Study Of Traditional Pottery
The Centre for the Study of Traditional Pottery, also known as Psaropoulos Museum
Museum
of Traditional Pottery and as Study Centre for Contemporary Ceramics is a museum in Athens, Greece. The study centre was established in 1987 to research, preserve and promote the production of traditional Greek ceramics
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Municipal Gallery Of Athens
The Municipal Gallery of Athens
Athens
is a museum in Athens, Greece. It houses a rich collection of nearly 3,000 works from leading 19th- and 20th-century Greek artists. Formerly located on Peiraios Street on Eleftherias (Koumoundourou) Square, in October 2010 the gallery moved three blocks northwest to the corner of Myllerou and Leonidou streets on Avdi Square
Avdi Square
in Metaxourgeio. The move added another dimension to the gallery's draw, as its current building was designed in the early 19th century by prominent architect Christian Hansen. The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 to 14:00 and 17:00 to 21:00 (10:00 am–2:00 pm and 5:00-9:00 pm). Open Sundays from 10:00 to 14:00 (10:00 am–2:00 pm). Closed Mondays. Admission is free
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