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Top 5 – Games to learn from a Greek

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Upon your visit in Greece, a fun thing to do in your free time when you’re not exploring the cities, is to learn a few Greek tradition games. Some of these following ones have been around for ages!

Backgammon is a main pass time game that Greeks play all around. If you take a stroll around from the center of Athens to the outskirts of town, you will see people of all ages in small cafes playing different games in this wooden box! In Greece it’s generally named Tavli, but a few different games that are mainly played are Plakoto, Fevga and Portes.

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People playing cards is also very common in Greece. Again, mostly in cafes. The majority of the elderly like to pass their time this way. Biriba and Paschenza are two main games that everybody loves.

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Come on over to Athens to search and explore tradition cafes, meet a few people and to have some fun! Looking for somewhere cheap but stylish to stay? Come to one of the best hostels in Athens, AthenStyle! Book your room at http://www.athenstyle.com

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