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    25 Reasons You Should Never Visit Greece

    Nope, might as well stay home.

    1. Some people seem to believe that Greece is a beautiful place.

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    Halkidiki.

    2. And that they have some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

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    Spathies beach.

    3. But this makes no sense...

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    Ammouliani.

    4. ... Because in reality, their beaches are average at best.

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    Halkidiki.

    5. The water is so dirty you can't even see the dolphins swimming through it.

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    Aegean Sea.

    6. Greece just isn't full of luscious greenery.

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    Kavala.

    7. And the whole country is overpopulated.

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    Kefalonia.

    8. Everything is incredibly hectic ALL the time.

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    Amorgos.

    9. It's not like the country even has any history.

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    The Parthenon.

    10. Nothing EVER happened there.

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    The Panathenaic Stadium.

    11. Nice try, but the architecture is unoriginal.

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    Temple of Athena Nike.

    12. There is nothing remotely historic about any of these "old" buildings.

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    Rhodes.

    13. And Athens isn't really that special.

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    Monastiraki Square.

    14. The museums are disappointing.

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    The New Acropolis Museum.

    15. The art itself is definitely uninspiring.

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    The New Acropolis Museum.

    16. The Greek salad is totally overrated.

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    17. And who would eat this gyro?

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    18. There's no sign of culture or religion anywhere in this country.

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    Sifnos.

    19. You call that iconography? Greece, please.

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    Hosios Loukas Monastery.

    20. But really, are these views satisfying to you?

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    Milos.

    21. What about this?

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    Nisyros, village of Nikeion.

    22. Yeah, definitely not.

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    Chania.

    23. Those sunsets are so boring.

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    Antiparos.

    24. This view is just screaming mediocrity.

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    Messinia.

    25. Seriously though, why would anyone want to visit Greece?

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    Santorini.

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