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Upscale Kolonaki way back when herds grazed there

It may today be one of the most prestigious districts in Athens but once upom a time, its image was completely different. Talking about Kolonaki district or Katsikadika as it was called. That's because it used to be a large pasture under Lycabettus (ahill that is near Kolonaki district). The images that survive from that time are impressive and show an area completely different from what we are used to today. Where there are now shop windows, once the breeders went out to graze their animals. Kolonaki area when it ...

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