Athens was named after the Ancient goddess Athena who 'won' the competition
with Poseidon the God of the Sea. The ancients built the Parthenon in her honor.
The City has a population of over 5,000,000
according to the latest census watch out for motorcycles and cyclists even in pedestrian areas.
Athens is one of the safest City's in the World, if you see a ribbon
across a road and a policeman there don't cross it, there's probably a demonstration.
You can walk through Plaka to Monasteraki the flea market area and the Agora [market] .