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Aixoni: Where Athenians went to swim in the 1900s

Today it is one of the most famous districts in Attica and is a hangout for many from the southern suburbs. The history of this region, however, is not recent as it seems that always been a favorite destination of the Athenians. The reason for Glyfada or aixoni as it was once called. Who was aixoni and where did she get her name? The old municipality of Aixoni was located in the southeast of the main city of ancient Athens. It was essentially located among the municipalities of Alimountos and ...

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