Land of Gods

A country which has maybe the most known philosophers? Could be Greece! Greece is a country with a rich history, rich in arts, culture and architecture of the classic. There are almost 11 million people living in Greece.

Greece is a country consisting of a peninsula and many small and bigger islands. There are so many beautiful beaches which attract every year many tourists but it is still possible to get a not crowed, but beautiful beach! But besides the beaches there are many mountains and hills in Greece such as Mount Olympus, the place for the Greek Gods.

The Greek culture is based on the Greek Empire about three-thousand years ago. There are still buildings left from this time period like the Acropolis in Athena. Furthermore there are many other influences at the Greek culture. But what is really important for the Greek culture are the ideas from the time of the Greek Empire the ideas have still a high value nowadays! The best example is the democracy! There were many famous persons in the Greek history which made the Greek history rich with culture, arts, paintings and of course the famous Greek literature of the philosophers.

Greek food is well known in Europe and all over the world. Greek cuisine incorporates fresh ingredients into a variety of local dishes such as moussaka, stifado, Greek salad, fasolada, spanakopita and souvlaki. Most people of the western world tried this kind of food several times at least! Furthermore there are some famous drinks like ouzo, metaxa and a range of different wines.