Google Street View Explores the Beauty of Greece

Google Street View Explores the Beauty of Greece
Old Town of Corfu
Corfu by Night
White Tower
Mykonos Port
Acropolis Museum
Arch of Hadrian
Monastery Beauty
Historic Athens
Chania
Island of Rhodes
Seaport Town
Impressive Castle
Corfu Fortress
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Google Street View Explores the Beauty of Greece

By Todd R. Weiss

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Old Town of Corfu

Located northwest of the Greek mainland, the island of Corfu features lovely architecture and a rich history. Here is a view of Old Town in the town of Corfu, on the east side of the island.

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Corfu by Night

Here is a spectacular image of the old fortress in Corfu at night, with the moon floating above. The fortress dates back to the early 15th century, according to records.

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White Tower

This white tower in Thessaloniki, Greece, in the Macedonia region of the country, dates back to the 15th century and was built as part of the city's fortifications, according to the Greek tourism Website Greeka.com.

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Mykonos Port

Here is the port in the lovely Greek island of Mykonos, which is southeast of the Greek mainland.

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Acropolis Museum

Inside the Acropolis Museum in the city of Athens are more than 4,000 objects with historical significance to Greece on display. You can tour the halls starting here on Street View.

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Arch of Hadrian

In the center of Athens sits the regal remnants of the Arch of Hadrian, which was built around 131 B.C. to celebrate the arrival of the Roman Emperor Hadrian, according to Greeka.com.

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Monastery Beauty

Here, the Street View cameras captured the spectacular beauty and intense colors inside the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian on the Greek island of Patmos.

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Historic Athens

The Pláka neighborhood in Athens is one of the oldest in the city and sits near the base of the hill leading to the Acropolis.

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Chania

The city of Chania on the western side of the island of Crete features this tranquil port and lovely architecture.

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Island of Rhodes

Here on the island of Rhodes in the eastern Aegean Sea, the Old Town section is among the best-preserved medieval towns in Europe, with an impressive castle, paved paths and elegant stone mansions, according to Greeka.com.

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Seaport Town

Here is a beautiful plaza in the seaport town of Nafplio, which is about a two-hour drive from Athens, according to Greeka.com.

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Impressive Castle

This stone castle sits in the city of Ioannina in northwestern Greece, where it was rebuilt in 1815 near the waterfront on the site of another former castle, according to Greeka.com.

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Corfu Fortress

This is the old fortress in Corfu by day, showing the intricate and impressive construction of this fortress, which dates back to the 15th century.

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