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-They is a view from the city island Aeginas. This is the first optical picture that sees the passenger from the boat when he reaches in the harbour!
-Aegina (Greek: Αίγινα (Egina)) is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece in the Saronic Gulf, 17 miles (30 km) from Athens. Tradition derives the name from Aegina, the mother of Aeacus, who was born in and ruled the island. During ancient times, Aegina was a rival to Athens, the great sea power of the era.

-The island, along with offshore islets, comprises the Municipality of Aegina in Piraeus Prefecture, a part of the Attica region. The capital is the town of Aegina (pop. 7,410 in 2001 census), situated at the northwestern end of the island.

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-The city of Aegina is the capital city of the island and it's located on the west side.
It's built amphitheatrical towards the sea. When you enter the harbor, the small, white church of Saint Nikolas welcomes you.
Your first impession is the modern type classical buildings, which are located along the sea front of the island and have terristrial shade colors which make them look even more beautiful at sunset.
The economic and social life of Aegina is centralized on the coastal road and the parallel roads.

**Can see my other choice image with the same lens in zoom in the.. WS.. He is a department of city of Aeginas in the central point where we can see the Temple and but buildings with the characteristic chromatic and architectural presence

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