Athens Sunrise, Greece

View atop of Filopapou Hill. It gives one of the most classical views of Acropolis in Athens, Greece. During the siege of Athens in 1687 at the Morean War, Morosini the Doge of Venice fire cannon here aimed at Parthenon, which was used as a powder magazine by the Turkish Army. The Parthenon was turned from a functioning building to a simple ruin.

Athens Sunrise



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