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The Tower of Winds in Plaka Page 3

athens greece tourism guideathens greece tourism guideTake a break from the sites to dine at The Taverna Poulakis which is recommended as a more scenic & relaxed alternative to Plaka proper, for lunch or dinner and just next to the Fethiye Mosque in the Tower photo above.

No they arent relatives, just really nice.  Here are some of the winds, good luck naming them. Aeolos was the main wind god in Greek Myth. There is an Aeolos street named after him today in downtown Athens.

Lets guess who climbed all the way up there with a hammer to destroy the winds faces! Was it Satan or 'The Christian zealots', The Muslims or the maybe the Buddhists?
I vote for the Christian zealots!

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