The “Under”ground Athens

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When construction on the Athens Metro began in 1992, builders also took part in the largest archaeological excavation of a mo dern city, which led to the discovery and preservation of more than 50,000 artifacts from the classical Greek, Byzantine, and Roman periods. Today, these items are on display in metro stations throughout Athens, creating a unique underground museum and a sense of truly travelling through time!

The Athens Metro system, which has reduced traffic and smog in the area since its establishment, is made up of three rail lines and 65 stations, with more still in the works today. The trains travel up to 60 miles per hour beneath the historic city, meaning you’re guaranteed to get to your destination with plenty of time to spare.

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