Photographer Robert McCabe takes us on a journey back in time through his black and white images of the city's famous ruins, monuments and streets. From the Parthenon to Sounion, this was Athens in the 1950s.

Monastiraki square in Athens in the 1950s, taken by Robert McCabe.
Visitors at the Temple of Poseidon, Sounion. Photograph by Robert McCabe.
A view of the Parthenon from the Propylaea, in the 1950s, taken by photographer Robert McCabe.
The Erechteion, the Agora and the temple of Theseus.
An old photograph of the Odeon of Herodes Atticus being restored by Robert McCabe.
The Acropolis taken from the ancient Agora, by Robert McCabe.
A close up of a Karyatid at the Erechtheion on the hill of Acropolis. By Robert McCabe.
Two men drawing water from a cistern at the Acropolis. Photo by Robert McCabe.
A man stand looking out to sea at the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion. Photo by Robert McCabe.
People at the Propylaea of the Parthenon in the 1950s. Photo by Robert McCabe.