Port of Piraeus is Greece's largest port. It was built during the reign Temistocles, when the city walls were built (Ch D. 478 year), and the town was built by architect Hippodamus. He quickly gained importance when Athens became a naval power. Piraeus port covers a distance of 8 km southwest of the Acropolis, hence leaving many Greek ferryboats.
Piraeus is composed of three ports of the "Grand Port" is the largest being located in the west. From here go all big ships. Half a mile further east, after a hill, lies the port of Zea, which is more a yacht port sites as well as the starting point for many excursions to the islands. Flisvos estye last port at 7 km east of Zea, and is a port for sightseeing. Piraeus port is a commercial port and therefore do not find too many restaurants and hotels in the port.
Piraeus is one of the most important commercial ports in the Mediterranean Sea. Port area is considered an industrial area with a particular importance in the Greek economy, moreover with streets, large squares, parks and streets with three lanes.
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