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    Updated on Aug 31, 2020. Posted on Feb 12, 2015

    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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