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San Antonio, Texas

The Picasso Benches

Tile mosaics and quotes from Pablo Picasso add an artistic flair to these bus stop benches.
Dripping Springs, Texas

Hamilton Pool

An emerald-green grotto just a short trip from Austin.
Athens, Greece

Eleni Marneri Galerie Late Antiquity Urban Villa

The ruins of an ancient mansion sits in front of and underneath a contemporary art gallery.
Cairo, Egypt

Citadel of Saladin

The medieval center of the Islamic world was also once the seat of Saladin's sultanate.
Athens, Greece

The Athens Polytechnic Monument

A crushed gate and giant bronze head serve as a reminder of Greece's fight for freedom.
Athens, Greece

Austrian Archaeological Institute at Athens

A historic building houses one of the most important archaeological institutes in Europe.
Athens, Greece

Antikythera Mechanism

2000-year-old computer demonstrates remarkable engineering and astronomical precision.
Athens, Greece

Numismatic Museum of Athens

One of the greatest collections of coins in the world is housed in the former mansion of an archeological pioneer.
Athens, Greece

Korai 4

Scars of this building's past life as a violent prison still cover its walls.
Athens, Greece

Roman Tomb in Zara

The ruins of an ancient Roman tomb hidden in the basement of a trendy clothing store.
Vlychada, Greece

Tomato Industrial Museum

A former factory serves as a shrine to the industry that sustained Santorini for decades.
Santorini, Greece

Prehistoric Town of Akrotiri

A Bronze age settlement on the Greek island of Santorini might have been the inspiration for Plato's Atlantis.
Kerkira, Greece

Corfu British Cemetery

The Greek island's old British cemetery feels like a forgotten garden.
Katakolo, Greece

Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology

Get hands on with the technological marvels of the Classical world.
Mikonos, Greece

The Temple of Dionysos

Giant marble phalluses on the sacred island of antiquity.
Mikonos, Greece

Terrace of the Lions

Replicas of Apollo's leonine stone guard cats still line a sacred row in Greece.
Heraklion, Greece

Knossos

A minotaur, a labyrinth, and a dubious restoration pull in visitors from around the world.
Athens, Greece

First Cemetery of Athens

The oldest cemetery of modern-day Athens blends the modern and ancient worlds.
Heraklion, Greece

Phaistos Disc

This famous archeological mystery may be an ancient example of movable type.
Athens, Greece

Botanical Museum of the National Garden

This small museum once served as a royal hunting pavilion for King Otto Friedrich Ludwig.
Isthmia, Greece

Isthmia Prime Hotel

A closer look at this somewhat faded hotel by the Corinth Canal reveals the architectural undertones of a genius.
Athens, Greece

Holy Church of the Archangels

This small chapel holds the mummified heart of one of the heroes of the Greek Revolution.
Athens, Greece

Tzistarakis Mosque

Legend says it was constructed with the destroyed pillar of an ancient Greek Temple.
Athens, Greece

Klafthmonos Square Parking Structure Fortification Walls

Preserved portions of Athens's ancient defenses are on display in a subterranean parking garage.