Olympic stadium Athens, Metro entrance
License license
Loading ...

パノラマを撮影したのは Bernd Kronmueller EXPERT 撮影日 12:42, 11/04/2012 - Views loading...


Olympic stadium Athens, Metro entrance

The World > Europe > Greece > Athens

  • いいね! / ダメ
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down

Well, it has been 8 years now since Athens hosted the Olympic games in 2004. The countries and cities hosting the games always go on about the lasting legacy of the games and the facilities. 

We have passed the metro station quite a few times and if somebody got out they always went to Irakleio, not the Olympic stadium except fo 4 tourists. When we walked around this vast area it made quite a desolate impression. Trees, weeds and shrubs claim back all the not paved area; paint peels of most of the metallic structures and there is basically nobody around. 

The facilities are still being used by athletes for training but 20 people in an olympic swimming pool look pretty lost and so do 3 cyclists in a purpose built velodrome.

It all looks still pretty impressive but you can't help but think that in another 10 years time they might event think about demolishing it because some of the structures might become unsafe and you can already see smashed in windows and doors.

Not sure that is the legacy any Olympic city is aiming for but I guess that is the reality in most of them.

Don't let my ramblings distract you of the beauty of this structure. It looks also pretty impressive if you right click in the image and go to 'little planet' view.

comments powered by Disqus



A: OAKA Olympic Complex

Christos Tsekas作, ここから120メートル

OAKA Olympic Complex

B: Athens Olympic Stadium "Spyros Louis" (OAKA)

Lefteris Eleftheriou作, ここから810メートル

Athens Olympic Stadium "Spyros Louis" (OAKA)

Athens Olympic Stadium "Spyros Louis" (OAKA)

C: Around Halandri-Stoxeri

Christos Pappas作, 2.7kmかなた

In this restaurant you can taste the original Greek soublaki  and Greek Salad .View the original Virt...

Around Halandri-Stoxeri

D: Tourkovounia

Leonidas Tzanis作, 3.6kmかなた



Vagelis Mourelatos作, 4.4kmかなた



Chrýssa Sofroná作, 4.9kmかなた

ERT360 Spherical PanoramaPhotos taken with Canon EOS 550D + Samyang 8mm f/3.5 fisheyeon Thursday Augu...


G: Old Railway Agioi Anargiroi 9

Stefanos Katsolis作, 5.2kmかなた

Old Railway Agioi Anargiroi 9

I: Suspension bridge Kalatrava

Miroslav Minin作, 5.4kmかなた

Suspension bridge KALATRAVA Messoghion Athens

Suspension bridge Kalatrava

J: Calatrava pedestrian bridge

Nikos Giannakopoulos作, 5.4kmかなた

Calatrava pedestrian bridge is 94 m. long and is raised by 6 meters on top of Messogion Avenue. Its b...

Calatrava pedestrian bridge



Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece, dominates the Attica periphery: as one of the world's oldest cities, its recorded history spans at least 3,000 years.