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The Academy of Athens is lauded around the world as a marvelous example of neoclassical architecture ó or architecture that draws on themes and aesthetics from antiquity, as filtered through a nineteenth-century eye.

Located in the center of the city and modeled after an ancient Greek temple, the building serves as a link between Athensí ancient past and fast-paced present.
The beautiful structure also houses the nationís most senior research institution.

When walking along the central Panepistimiou street, visitors are met with a splash of ancient Greek aesthetics amidst the bustle of the modern city when they spot the Academy.

Breathtaking columns reaching up to the cityís famed blue sky, an intricately-carved sculptural pediment, and ancient Greek statuary lining the building instantly transport the viewer back into the past.

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  • Copyright: Alex Fan Moniz (LondonBoy) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 93 W: 0 N: 616] (2482)
  • Genre: Luoghi
  • Medium: Colore
  • Date Taken: 2022-03-30
  • Camera: Canon EOS 1300D
  • Esposizione: 1/91 secondi
  • Versione Foto: Versione Originale
  • Date Submitted: 2022-04-14 11:47
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