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EVENT

First Cemetery of Athens: Outdoor Glyptotheque

VENUE

First Cemetery of Athens

Logginou 3, Athens

DATE

21 May 2022

COMPLETED

DESCRIPTION

A walking tour in the most important burial monuments of modern Greece, acquaintance with architectural types and expressions of burial sculpture, as manifested in the Cemetery of the capital. From the simple tombstones, to columns with sculptural crown and temple-shaped monuments, visitors will learn the history of the First Cemetery, the sculptors and marble sculptors who worked there, as well as their relationship with the ancient Greek Art and Romanticism.

 

Start time: 11:00

Meeting point: The main entrance of the Cemetery

 

The event follows all required guidelines of the public health authority to prevent the spread of COVID 19.

Closest Metro Station: Acropolis

Metro to Venue: 11 minutes walking

Wheelchair Accessibility YES

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