Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Scratch beneath the surface of our complex and captivating capital in our new 8-episode series, by acclaimed author Sofka Zinovieff.

A panoramic view of Athens highlighting the Temple of Olympian Zeus
A shots of windows on an apartment block in Athens
Anafiotika in Athens
A man squeezing lemon over a dish of greens in Ipirus taverna in Athens
two men playing bouzouki and guitar in front of an ouzeri in Athens
marble graves, pine trees, olive trees and bitter lemon trees in a cemetery
stavros niarchos foundation cultural centre in athens